: of, relating to, or characteristic of the time or state after the fall of humankind described in the Bible
Examples of postlapsarian in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebPerhaps there was loneliness in Eden, but Radtke’s version is postlapsarian, partially cracked.
Katy Waldman, The New Yorker, 16 July 2021 But in that postlapsarian politics, there were still leaders to be found, men (always men) who could endure the psychological strain of leadership, who could cut it, who could make the Faustian bargain and emerge with their souls intact.
George Blaustein, The New Republic, 2 July 2020
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