- The action of violating someone or something: the aircraft were in violation of UN resolutions [count noun]: flagrant violations of normal democratic procedureMore example sentences
contravention, breach, infringement, infraction, breaking, transgression, non-observance, lack of compliance with, disobeying, disobedience, defiance, defying, flouting, flying in the face of, rebelling against; neglect, ignoring, paying no heed to, taking no notice ofinvasion, interruption, breach, infraction; trespass, intrusion, encroachment, disruption, disturbance, upsetindecent assault, sexual abuse, abuse, molestation, molesting, interference, interfering, seduction, seducing• informal bedding
- The two women were brought to the police station at night, in flagrant violation of rules.
- That seems to be our response to any violation of traffic rules that slows us down.
- More recent cases have evinced a less restrictive interpretation of the term flagrant violation.