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noun as in violation


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Excessive force to combat minor infractions of the law is the central issue today.

For these infractions of the Holiday spirit, they were arrested and in some cases beaten in the street by Copenhagen police.

The cop was not named, but was identified as an African-American veteran of the division with no prior infractions.

But others say serious crimes should not be in the hands of an administration that normally deals with minor infractions.

He faces possible charges for setting a fire in public and other minor infractions.

All infractions of brotherly love are frowned upon and severely punished, and continued dissension or rebellion means expulsion.

These, however, failed; and infractions of the armistice having occurred, the conflict was resumed.

But this is a mere trifle, a bagatelle, to the many other infractions of which he is guilty.

Hough says infractions are so few that it would be hard to say what the penalties are, probably ridicule and ostracism.

He who punishes infractions of the law is therefore the real master of society.

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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to infractions, such as: infringement, lapse, error, crime, transgression, and offense.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.