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postlapsarian

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adjective post·lap·sar·i·an \-ˌlap-ˈser-ē-ən\

Definition of postlapsarian

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



Origin and Etymology of postlapsarian

post- + Latin lapsus slip, fall — more at lapse


First Known Use: 1733


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