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prelapsarian

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

Definition of prelapsarian

  1. :  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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