What is another word for violated?

Pronunciation: [vˈa͡ɪ͡əle͡ɪtɪd] (IPA)

When a person's rights, dignity, or space has been breached, it is often described as being violated. Nonetheless, some people may choose to use alternative terms to convey the same meaning. These synonyms for "violated" include encroached, trespassed, invaded, transgressed, infringed, crossed, broken, disregarded, and defiled. These terms can be used in a range of situations where someone's boundaries are crossed or where there has been an infringement of someone's rights or privacy. Whether spoken or written, choosing the most appropriate term can help to clearly communicate the nature of the offense and help the listener or reader understand the severity of the situation.

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What are the opposite words for violated?

The word 'violated' refers to the breach of something that is considered sacred or important, such as a law, rule or trust. Antonyms for this word could be 'upheld', 'respect', 'comply', 'honor', 'protect', or 'maintain'. To uphold something means to support and defend it by following rules, principles or values. To respect someone's feelings, desires or rights means to acknowledge and honor them. To comply with a standard or requirement means to meet it or follow it. To honor a pledge, promise or agreement means to keep it. To protect someone or something means to keep them safe from harm, and to maintain something means to keep it in good condition.

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Usage examples for Violated

This was a very ancient custom and it never happened that either side violated it.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
But he had not wanted to make love to her, till, in the making, he violated all the laws of right and loyalty.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
Never before had I violated it.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford

Famous quotes with Violated

  • Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence.
    Henri Frederic Amiel
  • Now I feel like whatever I do, no one can hurt me. I cannot be violated, I cannot be humiliated, I cannot be disregarded, I cannot be disrespected.
    Fiona Apple
  • King of England, and you, duke of Bedford, who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France... settle your debt to the king of Heaven; return to the Maiden, who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all the good towns you took and violated in France.
    Joan of Arc
  • Demand the ballot as the undeniable right of every man who is called to the poll, and take special care that the old constitutional rule and principle, by which majorities alone shall decide in Parliamentary elections, shall not be violated.
    John Bright
  • But if I had committed a breach of privilege, it was the privilege of the Senate, and not of this House, which was violated. I was answerable there and not here.
    Preston Brooks

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