Definition of Prelapsarian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the time before the Fall of Adam and Eve.

Partainyms: Fall



Definition of Prelapsarian

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to the period of innocence before the Fall of man; innocent, unspoiled. ¹

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Definition of Prelapsarian

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prelapsarian

prejudicing
prejudicious
prejump
prekindergarten
prekindergartener
prekindergarteners
prekindergartens
prekindergartner
prekindergartners
preknowledge
prelabour
prelacies
prelacy
prelal
prelanding
prelapsarian (current term)
prelate
prelated
prelateity
prelates
prelateship
prelateships
prelatess
prelatesses
prelatial
prelatic
prelatical
prelatically
prelaties
prelating

Literary usage of Prelapsarian

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1. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society by American Philosophical Society (1771)
"... our true, prelapsarian nature. The twelfth-century push toward the intellectual assimilation of technology continued into the thirteenth century. ..."

2. Transcending Boundaries: Natural Resource Management from Summit to Sea edited by Rabel J. Burdge (2001)
"What I call "prelapsarian" visions are based on ancient lifestyles of ... The prelapsarian visions sometimes seem inadequately sensitive to animal welfare ..."

3. Demonology and Devil-lore by Moncure Daniel Conway (1879)
"The same Adamite doctrine—a prelapsarian perfection symbolised by nudity—was taught by John Picard in Bohemia, and a flourishing sect of' Adamites' arose ..."

4. Papers of the American Society of Church History by American Society of Church History (1921)
"He represents inability as a moral impotency ; reprobation as a negative predestination. His views of predestination afre prelapsarian, as opposed to ..."

5. Isaiah Berlin's Counter-Enlightenment by Joseph Mali, Robert Wokler (2003)
"... for whom ancient republic and its principle of virtue, like some prelapsarian humanity irretrievably lost and impossible to recreate in the contemporary ..."

6. Demonology and Devil-lore by Moncure Daniel Conway (1879)
"The same Adamite doctrine—a prelapsarian perfection symbolised by nudity—was taught by John Picard in Bohemia, and a flourishing sect of' Adamites' arose ..."

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