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an act or instance of breaking a law or regulation or of nonfulfillment of an obligation or promise, for example

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the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit

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At the same time I resolved not to give myself up to misery for the transgressions of another, and endeavoured to divert myself as much as I could; and besides the companionship of my child, and my dear, faithful Rachel, who evidently guessed my sorrows and felt for them, though she was too discreet to allude to them, I had my books and pencil, my domestic affairs, and the welfare and comfort of Arthur's poor tenants and labourers to attend to: and I sometimes sought and obtained amusement in the company of my young friend Esther Hargrave: occasionally I rode over to see her, and once or twice I had her to spend the day with me at the Manor.
She told me she had been walking the earth these twenty years: a just punishment for her mortal transgressions, I've no doubt
Moreover, this collection sets a precedent because "the three concepts of initiation, transmission and transgression have invariably been studied separately in the past, and no monograph or collection of essays has yet been published on their interaction" (4).
Speaking about transgression at the time, he said: "Satan is marshaling every resource at his disposal to entice you into transgression.
In addition to looking at such hypothetical vignettes, this study also examined children's moral evaluations of stories that were thinly veiled versions of a transgression encounter they had personally experienced.
NNA - MP Serge Tersarkissian, from the Future Bloc, on Monday visited Rabieh and met with General Michel Aoun, saying that his made step of visiting General Aoun stemmed from a personal initiative in order to make a sort of positive transgression and shock in favor of shifting the country towards solutions.
His comments came as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told Parliament on Thursday that " there was no incursion by Chinese troops, just a transgression which has been settled".
Damascus, SANA The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Monday sent two identical letters to the head of the Security Council and the United Nations Secretary-General on the recent Turkish transgression on Syrian territory.
Viewing God as responsible for a trait that led to a transgression could lead the individual to feel angry at God.
It considers the transgression, its moral and ethical message, how to understand the paradox of male/female interactions in the realm of spiritual counseling and relationships, and scenarios in which students seduce teachers as well as visa versa.
He further added that the state television would not tolerate any transgression of societal values and the country's systems.
A new study shows that the details of a transgression are more susceptible to forgetting when that transgression has been forgiven.
Indeed, there are well established trends in human behavior toward conspicuous altruism and anonymous transgression, such that individuals behave at their moral best when they can be publicly recognized but tend to be apathetic or plainly immoral when their behavior can be concealed from others (Beersma & Van Kleef, 2011; Bereczkei, Birkas, & Kerekes, 2007, 2010; Hardy & Van Vugt, 2006; Van Vugt & Hardy, 2010; Zhong, Bohns, & Gino, 2010).
Participants answered a questionnaire that included seven transgressions of environmental laws, 10 explanations for them, and a scale that reflected the severity of punishment assigned to each transgression.
The first two essays offer a good introduction to the themes of rebellion and transgression in Conde's work, with Lydie Moudileno contextualizing these themes in relation to the other Condean themes of exile, identity, history, and writing, and Christiane Makward giving a critical overview of the use of irony, parody, and humor in Conde's oeuvre.