guilty of transgression

guilty of transgression
index peccant (culpable)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • transgression — I noun abuse, breach, contravention, crime, delictum, delinquency, dereliction, disobedience, encroachment, error, fault, guilty act, illegal action, illegality, infraction, infringement, iniquity, misbehavior, misconduct, misdeed, misdoing,… …   Law dictionary

  • guilty act — index crime, misconduct, misdeed, misdemeanor, misdoing, transgression Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • transgression — Synonyms and related words: atrocity, bad faith, breach, breach of contract, breach of faith, breach of law, breach of privilege, breach of promise, breach of trust, breaking, civil disobedience, contravention, crime, crime against humanity,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • peccant — I (culpable) adjective aberrant, accursed, accusable, amoral, astray, bad, base, blameful, blameworthy, censurable, chargeable, criminal, criminous, debauched, dishonest, erroneous, evil, execrable, faultful, fiendish, foul, full of mischief,… …   Law dictionary

  • Peccant — Pec cant, a. [L. peccans, antis, p. pr. of peccare to sin: cf. F. peccant.] 1. Sinning; guilty of transgression; criminal; as, peccant angels. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Morbid; corrupt; as, peccant humors. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 3. Wrong;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • guilt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Fact or sense of commission of wrong Nouns 1. guilt, guiltiness, culpability, chargeability, criminality, improbity, sinfulness (see badness). See accusation. 2. (act of doing wrong) misconduct,… …   English dictionary for students

  • KARET — (Heb. כָּרֵת; Extirpation ), a punishment at the hands of heaven mentioned in the Bible as the penalty for a considerable number of sins committed deliberately such as: idolatry, desecration of the Sabbath, the eating of leaven on Passover,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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