pre·​mil·​len·​ni·​al ˌprē-mə-ˈle-nē-əl How to pronounce premillennial (audio)
: coming before a millennium
: holding or relating to premillennialism
premillennially adverb

Examples of premillennial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The book begins with a troubled love affair in premillennial New York, then branches through time in an exploration of fate and happenstance. New York Times, 15 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of premillennial was in 1842

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Cite this Entry

“Premillennial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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