A specific act committed in violation of the law. (noun)
The practice or habit of committing crimes. (noun)
Examples of word crime
"It would be a crime -- a _crime_ to marry him," the heart-broken girl sobbed, when she reached the privacy of her own room.
Not one single case of serious crime has been brought to my notice -- indeed, nothing that deserves the name of _crime_.
"It would be a crime -- a _crime_ -- to marry him," she said, with
It is like a sort of blind patience when you come to that -- they make excuses even for Uncle Robert, to whom they have paid rent all these years for a cottage which is a crime -- yes, a _crime_!
Minor incidents still concern. capriceo0116 RT@DrWayneWDyer Say a private prayer today for every person you read or hear about who's a victim of a violent crime no matter how distant qutequte PPl who ate a sweet everyday r 10times more likely 2b convicted of a violent #crime by age 34.