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EtymologyEdit

From transgress +‎ -ive.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɹænzˈɡɹɛsɪv/

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.
    • Roger Ebert
      '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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AdjectiveEdit

transgressive

  1. feminine singular of transgressif