What does backslider mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recidivist, backslider, reversionist(noun)

    someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior


  1. backslider(Noun)

    A recidivist; one who backslides, especially in a religious sense; an apostate.

  2. Origin: From backslide.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Backslider(noun)

    one who backslides


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backslider in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backslider in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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