prolusion

noun pro·lu·sion \ prō-ˈlü-zhən \

Definition of prolusion

1 :a preliminary trial or exercise :prelude
2 :an introductory and often tentative discourse

prolusory

play \-ˈlü-sə-rē, -zə-; -ˈlüz-rē, -ˈlüz-\ adjective

Examples of prolusion in a Sentence

  1. in her prolusion she sketches the religious, cultural and political milieu in which gnosticism developed

Origin and Etymology of prolusion

Latin prolusion-, prolusio, from proludere to play beforehand, from pro- before + ludere to play — more at ludicrous



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