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Meaning of INFRACTION

Pronunciation:  in'frakshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a crime less serious than a felony
 

INFRACTION is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: infringement, misdemeanor, misdemeanour, offence, offense, violation
 
 See Also: bearing false witness, breach of the peace, crime, disorderly behavior, disorderly conduct, disturbance of the peace, false pretence, false pretense, indecent exposure, law-breaking, lying under oath, perjury, public nudity, sedition

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*frac"tion\, n. [L. infractio: cf. F. infraction.]
The act of infracting or breaking; breach; violation;
nonobservance; infringement; as, an infraction of a treaty,
compact, rule, or law. --I. Watts.

 
Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: A violation of law not punishable by imprisonment. Minor traffic offenses generally are considered infractions.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aberrance, aberrancy, abnormality, bad faith, breach, breach of contract, breach of faith, breach of law, breach of privilege, breach of promise, breach of trust, breaking, civil disobedience, contravention, crime, criminality, delinquency, deviance, deviancy, disobedience, encroachment, error, faux pas, frowardness, illegality, improperness, impropriety, inappropriateness, incorrectness, incursion, indecorousness, indecorum, indiscipline, indocility, infringement, inroad, insubordination, intractability, intrusion, lapse, lawbreaking, lawlessness, naughtiness, noncompliance, nonconformity, noncooperation, nonobedience, offense, overstepping, passive resistance, recusancy, sin, sinfulness, slip, transgression, trespass, trespassing, uncooperativeness, unduteousness, undutifulness, unfitness, unfittingness, unlawfulness, unrighteousness, unseemliness, unsubmissiveness, unsuitability, usurpation, violation, violation of law, waywardness, wickedness, willful disobedience, wrong, wrongfulness, wrongness
 

 

 

 

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