What is another word for sex offense?

7 synonyms found


[ sˈɛks əfˈɛns], [ sˈɛks əfˈɛns], [ s_ˈɛ_k_s ə_f_ˈɛ_n_s]

Synonyms for Sex offense:

How to use "Sex offense" in context?

The term "sex offense" has a wide range of meanings and can refer to a wide range of behavior. In general, it refers to any criminal offense that involves sexual contact or committed against someone with whom the perpetrator is neither married nor in a civil union or formal relationship of a sexual nature. This can include sexual groping, sexually suggestive remarks, and sexual assault.

The severity of a sex offense can vary greatly, depending on the nature and amount of the contact or assault. Some offenses, such as rape, can lead to long jail sentences while others, such as consensual sexual touching, can result in only a slap on the wrist.

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