From lax + -ist.
laxist (plural laxists)
- (chiefly theology) Someone promoting lax views or relaxed interpretations of something.
laxist (comparative more laxist, superlative most laxist)
- (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 [...].