postlapsarian


post·lap·sar·i·an

adjective \-ˌlap-ˈser-ē-ən\

Definition of POSTLAPSARIAN

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of the time or state after the fall of humankind described in the Bible

Origin of POSTLAPSARIAN

post- + Latin lapsus slip, fall — more at lapse
First Known Use: 1733

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