from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone promoting lax views or relaxed interpretations of something.
- adj. Promoting a lax view or interpretation of something.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who favors or allows a lax or loose interpretation or application of moral law; specifically, one of a school of casuists who hold that even slightly probable opinions may be followed. The laxists were condemned by Pope Innocent XI. (1679), and they form no avowed school. See probabilist.
From lax + -ist. (Wiktionary)