Origin of infraction
Examples from the Web for infraction
Also, a “significant misdemeanor” or other infraction could disrupt their stay.Despite Obama’s Order, Deportation Looms for an Immigrant Dreamer|Allison Yarrow|June 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Any infraction of the rules could bring demotion or reassignment to another city, which proved tough on families and very costly.
By this infraction of the treaty, they also involve themselves in a war with Rome.The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End|Titus Livius
They were, besides, made amenable to a most rigorous system of laws, the least infraction of which was punished with death.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5|Hubert Howe Bancroft
An infraction of this rule would incur, the wrath of the spirits and result in sickness and disaster.The Tinguian|Fay-Cooper Cole
That order was obeyed, and there was no notice of its infraction.
This infraction of physiologic laws may therefore be looked upon as a morbid condition.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
Word Origin and History for infraction
mid-15c., "the breaking of an agreement," from Middle French infraction and directly from Latin infractionem (nominative infractio) "a breaking, weakening," noun of action from past participle stem of infringere (see infringe).