Definition of Prelusory

1. a. Introductory; prelusive.



Definition of Prelusory

1. Adjective. introductory; prelusive ¹

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Definition of Prelusory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prelusory

preluder
preluders
preludes
preludi
preludial
preluding
preludio
prelumbar
prelumirhodopsin
prelunch
preluncheon
prelusion
prelusions
prelusive
prelusively
prelusory (current term)
prem
premade
premake
premakes
premaking
premalignant
premammalian
preman
premanufacture
premanufactured
premanufactures
premarital
premaritally
premarked

Literary usage of Prelusory

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1. Lectures on Metaphysics and Logic by William Hamilton (1860)
"is, though it may vaguely circumscribe a notion, only to be considered as a prelusory definition, and as the mark of an incipient and yet imperfect ..."

2. Mechanisms of Character Formation: An Introduction to Psychoanalysis by William Alanson White (1916)
"The prelusory character of the dream is, however, often not so clear as this. The woman, whose case was just cited, wished to confess to her brother. ..."

3. The Logic of Sir William Hamilton, Bart. by William Hamilton, Henry Noble Day (1865)
"But a definition by disparate alternatives is, though it may vaguely circumscribe a notion, only to be considered as a prelusory definition, and as the mark ..."

4. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1891)
"He thought that final step should not be taken " without some prelusory trials of our strength," and because it was important to first ascertain the ..."

5. History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American Continent by George Bancroft (1868)
"Without some prelusory trials of our strength we ought not to commit our country upon an alternative, where to recede would be infamy, and to persist might ..."

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