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Webster 1913 Edition


Transgressive

Trans-gress′ive

,
Adj.
[Cf. L.
transgressivus
passing over into another class. F.
transgressif
.]
Disposed or tending to transgress; faulty; culpable. -

Webster 1828 Edition


Transgressive

TRANSGRESS'IVE

,
Adj.
Faulty; culpable; apt to transgress.

Definition 2022


transgressive

transgressive

English

Adjective

transgressive (comparative more transgressive, superlative most transgressive)

  1. Involving transgression; that passes beyond some limit; sinful.
  2. Going beyond generally accepted boundaries; violating usual practice, subversive.
    "'P.S.' is the second movie in two weeks to use reincarnation as the excuse for transgressive sex." – Roger Ebert

Translations

Noun

transgressive (plural transgressives)

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

Translations


French

Adjective

transgressive

  1. feminine of transgressif