transgressive

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EtymologyEdit

From transgress +‎ -ive.

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AdjectiveEdit

transgressive (comparative more transgressive, superlative most transgressive)

  1. Involving transgression; that passes beyond some acceptable limit; sinful.
  2. Going beyond generally accepted boundaries; violating usual practice, subversive.
    • (Can we date this quote by Roger Ebert and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      'P.S.' is the second movie in two weeks to use reincarnation as the excuse for transgressive sex.

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NounEdit

transgressive (plural transgressives)

  1. A form of verb in some languages.
  2. An individual who transgresses, or breaks social rules.

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FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

transgressive

  1. feminine singular of transgressif