antinomian /antɪˈnəʊmɪən/


I. noun

a person who believes that Christians are released by grace from the obligation of observing the moral law.
II. adjective

denoting or relating to antinomians or their beliefs.
III. derivatives


– origin mid 17th cent.: from medieval Latin Antinomi, the name of a 16th-cent. sect in Germany alleged to hold this view, from Greek anti- ‘opposite, against’ + nomos ‘law’.

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