infralapsarian

[ in-fruh-lap-sair-ee-uh n ]
/ ˌɪn frə læpˈsɛər i ən /

noun

a person who believes in infralapsarianism.

adjective

of or relating to infralapsarians or infralapsarianism.

Origin of infralapsarian

1725–35; infra- + Latin laps(us) a fall (see lapse) + -arian
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British Dictionary definitions for infralapsarian

infralapsarian

/ (ˌɪnfrəlæpˈsɛərɪən) /

noun

Christian theol, mainly Calvinist a person who believes that foreknowledge of the Fall preceded God's decree of who was predestined to salvation and who was notCompare supralapsarian

Derived Forms

infralapsarianism, noun

Word Origin for infralapsarian

C18: from infra- + lapsarian (see supralapsarian)
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