Definitions

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  • n. A supporter of permissivism; one who holds permissive views.

Etymologies

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permissive +‎ -ist

Examples

  • To the permissivist to coin an awkward but convenient term, this is nonsense.

    Buddhism and Sex by M. O'C. Walshe

  • Trilling charged that the Male volume was not the neutral scientific document it pretended to be but a highly tendentious work with a permissivist bias.

    Dr. Kinsey's Revolution

  • Either extreme of the authority continuum—the cold, rigid, power-wielding authoritarian or the lax, weak-kneed permissivist—creates problems for both parent and child.

    You’re a Better Parent Than You Think!

  • Neither the authoritarian nor the permissivist parent but only the authoritative parent is in true control.

    You’re a Better Parent Than You Think!

  • "Actually, I think anyone who has read Baby and Child Care understands that I am not a permissivist, that I never talked about instant gratification."

    BBC News - Home

  • Dwight Bolinger Palo Alto, California To Bury the Hatchetmen How is one to deal with the image of the linguist as arch-permissivist -- a reputation partly earned no doubt but mostly bestowed by critics who see the questioning of authority in language as a threat?

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VIII No 1

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