premillennial

adjective
pre·​mil·​len·​ni·​al | \ ˌprē-mə-ˈle-nē-əl How to pronounce premillennial (audio) \

Definition of premillennial

1 : coming before a millennium
2 : holding or relating to premillennialism

Other Words from premillennial

premillennially \ ˌprē-​mə-​ˈle-​nē-​ə-​lē How to pronounce premillennial (audio) \ 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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First Known Use of premillennial

1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Premillennial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/premillennial. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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