(criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
an evil act not necessarily punishable by law
Any violation of law, either divine or human; an omission of a duty commanded, or the commission of an act forbidden by law.
Gross violation of human law, in distinction from a misdemeanor or trespass, or other slight offense. hence, also, any aggravated offense against morality or the public welfare; any outrage or great wrong.