Transgressor
Transgressively Trans*gress"ive*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]

Adam, perhaps, . . . from the transgressive infirmities of himself, might have erred alone. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Transgressor Trans*gress"or, n. [L.: cf. F. transgresseur.] One who transgresses; one who breaks a law, or violates a command; one who violates any known rule or principle of rectitude; a sinner. [1913 Webster]

The way of transgressors is hard. --Prov. xiii. 15. [1913 Webster]


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  • transgressor — (n.) early 15c., from Anglo Fr. transgressour, O.Fr. transgressor, and directly from L. transgressor, agent noun from transgredi (see TRANSGRESSION (Cf. transgression)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • transgressor — I noun criminal, degenerate, delinquent, lawbreaker, malefactor, malfeasant, miscreant, offender, profligate, recreant, reprobate, violator, wrongdoer associated concepts: target of an investigation II index convict, criminal, degenerate …   Law dictionary

  • transgressor — |ô| adj. s. m. Que ou aquele que transgride; infrator …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • transgressor — meaning ‘someone who violates a rule or law’, is spelt or, not er …   Modern English usage

  • transgressor — [[t]træ̱nzgre̱sə(r)[/t]] transgressors N COUNT A transgressor is someone who has broken a particular rule or law or has done something that is generally considered unacceptable. [FORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • transgressor — transgress ► VERB ▪ go beyond the limits set by (a moral principle, standard, law, etc.). DERIVATIVES transgression noun transgressive adjective transgressor noun. ORIGIN Latin transgredi step across …   English terms dictionary

  • transgressor — noun see transgress …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • transgressor — See transgressible. * * * …   Universalium

  • transgressor — noun Someone who transgresses. See Also: transgression, transgressive …   Wiktionary

  • transgressor — Synonyms and related words: bad person, criminal, crook, culprit, deceiver, delinquent, evil man, evil person, evildoer, felon, gangster, lawbreaker, malefactor, malevolent, malfeasant, malfeasor, miscreant, misdemeanant, misdemeanist, misfeasor …   Moby Thesaurus

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