Definition of Preordained

1. Verb. (past of preordain) ¹



2. Adjective. determined in advance; predestined ¹

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Definition of Preordained

1. preordain [v] - See also: preordain

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Literary usage of Preordained

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1. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles, William Rishanger (1889)
"... given according as God has thought proper and preordained. Summary of the events of the year. This year, therefore, passed over, threatening danger and ..."

2. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1870)
"... "preordained before All Worlds." A more* Evangelical, Philanthropic, and Christian Interpretation of the Almighty God's Sacred Promises of Infinite ..."

3. Lessons from Nature, as Manifested in Mind and Matter by St. George Jackson Mivart (1876)
"This harmony must be preordained." WITH the preceding chapter the argument followed in this This post- book comes to its natural close, but a circumstance, ..."

4. Lessons from Nature: As Manifested in Mind and Matter by St. George Jackson Mivart (1876)
"... harmonize with Evolution that no contradiction can arise in this respect between its doctrines and physical science. This harmony must be preordained. ..."

5. Unitarianism: Its Origin and History: A Course of Sixteen Lectures Delivered by American Unitarian Association (1889)
"Dr. Channing was preordained by his parentage, by his early training, by all the circumstances of his life, fur the work he was called to do. ..."

6. Metaphysical Inquiry Into Method, Objects, and Result of Ancient and Modern by Isaac Preston Cory (1833)
"... the manner according to which it is performed is so determinately appointed, and as it were preordained, that we may not improperly denominate it a LAW. ..."

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