transgressive

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From transgress +‎ -ive.

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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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Noun[edit]

transgressive (plural transgressives)

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

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Adjective[edit]

transgressive

  1. feminine singular of transgressif