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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: recidivist (0.01161 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: recidivist recidivist n 1: someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior) [syn: repeater, habitual criminal] 2: someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior [syn: backslider, reversionist]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Recidivist Recidivist \Re*cid"i*vist\ (r[-e]*s[i^]d"[i^]*v[i^]st), n. One who is recidivous or is characterized by recidivism; an incorrigible criminal. -- Re*cid`i*vis"tic (r[-e]*s[i^]d`[i^]*v[i^]s"t[i^]k), a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] The criminal by passion never becomes a recidivist, it is the social, not the antisocial, instincts that are strong within him, his crime is a solitary event in his life. --Havelock Ellis. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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