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  • as incrime
  • as inillegality
  • as inimmorality
  • as inpeccancy

synonyms for delict

  • atrocity
  • breach
  • case
  • corruption
  • evil
  • felony
  • infraction
  • lawlessness
  • misconduct
  • misdeed
  • misdemeanor
  • scandal
  • transgression
  • violation
  • wrongdoing
  • abomination
  • break
  • caper
  • criminality
  • delinquency
  • depravity
  • dereliction
  • enormity
  • fault
  • hit
  • illegality
  • immorality
  • infringement
  • iniquity
  • job
  • malfeasance
  • outrage
  • racket
  • sneak
  • tort
  • trespass
  • vice
  • villainy
  • wickedness
  • wrong
  • antisocial behavior
  • delictum
  • evil behavior
  • fast one
  • malefaction
  • mortal sin
  • unlawful act

antonyms for delict

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  • behavior
  • goodness
  • kindness
  • obedience
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • delight
  • good
  • joy
  • right
  • strength
  • virtue
  • good deed
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    How to use delict in a sentence

    This 210 difference no doubt arises from the tendency to extend the bounds of a delict and to limit the bounds of a crime.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 2VARIOUS
    The earlier laws appear to regard it as a delict which may be compounded for by payment.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 2VARIOUS
    Thus recovery of a sum of money by way of penalty for a delict is the historical starting point of liability.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF LAWROSCOE POUND
    The typical delict required dolus—intentional aggression upon the personality or the substance of another.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF LAWROSCOE POUND
    Modern law has given up both the nominate delicts and quasi-delict, as things of any significance.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF LAWROSCOE POUND
    Another point of Gregorian emphasis: no delict is remitted without punishment.
    THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME I OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
    No delict is wiped out without penitence and punishment, in this life or afterwards—let it be in Purgatory and not in Hell!
    THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME I OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
    The words contravention, crime, and delict were of no value.
    BOUVARD AND PCUCHET, PART 2GUSTAVE FLAUBERT
    The "natural" sources of liability were delict and contract.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF LAWROSCOE POUND
    I was told to believe, and I did believe, that doubt about any of them was a sin, not less reprehensible than a moral delict.
    ESSAYS UPON SOME CONTROVERTED QUESTIONSTHOMAS H. HUXLEY
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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