Webster 1913 Edition
violatio: cf. F.
The act of violating, treating with violence, or injuring; the state of being violated.Specifically: –
Infringement; transgression; nonobservance; as, the violation of law or positive command, of covenants, promises, etc.“The violation of my faith.”
An act of irreverence or desecration; profanation or contemptuous treatment of sacred things;
violationof a church
Interruption, as of sleep or peace; disturbance.
Ravishment; rape; outrage.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The act of violating or injuring; interruption, as of sleep or peace.
2.Infringement; transgression; non-observance; as the violation of law or positive command; a violation of covenants, engagements and promises; a violation of vows.
3.Act of irreverence; profanation or contemptuous treatment of sacred things; as the violation of a church.