(Trans*gres"sion*al) a. Of pertaining to transgression; involving a transgression.

(Trans*gress"ive) a. [Cf. L. transgressivus passing over into another class. F. transgressif.] Disposed or tending to transgress; faulty; culpable. -

(Trans*gress"ive*ly), adv.

Adam, perhaps, . . . from the transgressive infirmities of himself, might have erred alone.
Sir T. Browne.

(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.

The way of transgressors is hard.
Prov. xiii. 15.

(Tran*shape") v. t. To transshape. [R.] J. Webster

(Tran*ship") v. t. Same as Transship.

(Tran*ship"ment) n. Same as Transshipment.

(Trans*hu"man) a. [Pref. trans- + human.] More than human; superhuman. [R.]

Words may not tell of that transhuman change.
H. F. Cary.

(Trans*hu"man*ize) v. t. To make more than human; to purity; to elevate above humanity. [R.]

Souls purified by sorrow and self-denial, transhumanized to the divine abstraction of pure contemplation.

(Tran"sience Tran"sien*cy) n. The quality of being transient; transientness.

(Tran"sient) a. [L. transiens, - entis, p. pr. of transire, transitum, to go or pass over. See Trance.]

1. Passing before the sight or perception, or, as it were, moving over or across a space or scene viewed, and then disappearing; hence, of short duration; not permanent; not lasting or durable; not stationary; passing; fleeting; brief; transitory; as, transient pleasure. "Measured this transient world." Milton.

2. Hasty; momentary; imperfect; brief; as, a transient view of a landscape.

3. Staying for a short time; not regular or permanent; as, a transient guest; transient boarders. [Colloq. U. S.]

Syn.Transient, Transitory, Fleeting. Transient represents a thing as brief at the best; transitory, as liable at any moment to pass away. Fleeting goes further, and represents it as in the act of taking its flight. Life is transient; its joys are transitory; its hours are fleeting.

What is loose love? A transient gust.

If [we love] transitory things, which soon decay,
Age must be loveliest at the latest day.

O fleeting joys
Of Paradise, dear bought with lasting woes.

Tran"sient*ly adv.Tran"sient*ness, n.

(Tran"sient), n. That which remains but for a brief time. Glanvill.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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