violation (Meaning)

Wordnet

violation (n)

a crime less serious than a felony

an act that disregards an agreement or a right

entry to another's property without right or permission

a disrespectful act

the crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will

Webster

violation (n.)

The act of violating, treating with violence, or injuring; the state of being violated.

Infringement; transgression; nonobservance; as, the violation of law or positive command, of covenants, promises, etc.

An act of irreverence or desecration; profanation or contemptuous treatment of sacred things; as, the violation of a church.

Interruption, as of sleep or peace; disturbance.

Ravishment; rape; outrage.

violation Sentence Examples

  1. The excessive noise in the neighborhood constituted a violation of the peace.
  2. Speeding on the highway was a blatant violation of traffic laws.
  3. Hiring an unqualified candidate was a clear violation of company policy.
  4. The patent infringement lawsuit alleged a violation of intellectual property rights.
  5. The interrogation tactics used by the police were considered a violation of due process.
  6. Unlawful entry into the property was a violation of the homeowner's privacy.
  7. The employer's refusal to grant a reasonable accommodation was a violation of disability laws.
  8. The substandard living conditions in the apartment complex violated the tenants' housing rights.
  9. The use of excessive force by the police was a severe violation of civil liberties.
  10. The failure to follow safety protocols at the construction site resulted in a violation of workplace safety standards.

FAQs About the word violation

a crime less serious than a felony, an act that disregards an agreement or a right, entry to another's property without right or permission, a disrespectful act

felony,offence, crime, sin, trespass, sinfulness, misdoing, lawbreaking, offense, malefaction

guiltlessness, righteousness, impeccability, blamelessness, goodness, virtue, noncrime, righteousness, impeccability, virtue

The excessive noise in the neighborhood constituted a violation of the peace.

Speeding on the highway was a blatant violation of traffic laws.

Hiring an unqualified candidate was a clear violation of company policy.

The patent infringement lawsuit alleged a violation of intellectual property rights.