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EtymologyEdit

From lax +‎ -ist.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

laxist ‎(plural laxists)

  1. (chiefly theology) Someone promoting lax views or relaxed interpretations of something.

AdjectiveEdit

laxist ‎(comparative more laxist, superlative most laxist)

  1. (chiefly theology) Promoting a lax view or interpretation of something.
    • 2002, Colin Jones,The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 248:
      The Jesuits, it was charged, championed a laxist theology which encouraged rather than deterred sin [...].
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