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Another word for crime

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Noun
  1. A serious breaking of the public law

      1. One of several serious crimes, such as murder, rape, or robbery, punishable by a more stringent sentence than that given for a misdemeanor.
      2. Any of several crimes in early English law that were punishable by forfeiture of land or goods and by capital or other serious punishment.
      1. The act of causing anger, resentment, displeasure, or affront.
      2. The state of being offended.
      3. A violation or infraction of a moral or social code; a transgression or sin.
      1. A wrong or illegal deed; a wrongdoing.
      1. The quality or state of being illegal.
      2. An illegal act.
    See also:

    crimes

  2. A wicked act or wicked behavior

    See also:

    right

  3. Something that offends one's sense of propriety, fairness, or justice

      1. A transgression of a religious or moral law, especially when deliberate.
      2. Deliberate disobedience to the known will of God.
      3. A condition of estrangement from God resulting from such disobedience.
      1. An act of extreme violence or viciousness:
      2. Something that is grossly offensive to decency, morality, or good taste:
      3. Resentful anger aroused by a violent or offensive act, or an instance of this:
      1. The act of causing anger, resentment, displeasure, or affront.
      2. The state of being offended.
      3. A violation or infraction of a moral or social code; a transgression or sin.
    See also:

    right

  4. A great disappointment or regrettable fact

      1. One that depresses, frustrates, or disappoints:
      2. An adverse reaction to a hallucinogenic drug.
      3. A loafer or idler.
      1. A painful emotion caused by the awareness of having done something wrong or foolish:
      2. Respect for propriety or morality:
      3. A pervasive, negative emotional state, usually originating in childhood, marked by chronic self-reproach and a sense of personal failure.
      1. Sympathy and sorrow aroused by the misfortune or suffering of another.
      2. A matter of regret:
      3. To feel pity for or on account of:
    See also:

    good

Another word for crime

Noun
  1. An outrageous act

    See also:

    sin

    evil

  2. A serious infraction of the law