predestinarian

noun

pre·​des·​ti·​nar·​i·​an (ˌ)prē-ˌde-stə-ˈner-ē-ən How to pronounce predestinarian (audio)
ˌprē-de-
: one who believes in predestination
predestinarian adjective
predestinarianism noun

Word History

Etymology

predestination + -arian

First Known Use

1656, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of predestinarian was in 1656

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Cite this Entry

“Predestinarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predestinarian. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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