prelapsarian


pre·lap·sar·i·an

adjective \ˌprē-ˌlap-ˈser-ē-ən\

Definition of PRELAPSARIAN

:  characteristic of or belonging to the time or state before the fall of humankind

Origin of PRELAPSARIAN

pre- + Latin lapsus slip, fall — more at lapse
First Known Use: 1879

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