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predestinarian

[pri-des-tuh-nair-ee-uh n, pree-des-]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to predestination.
  2. believing in predestination.
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noun
  1. a person who believes in predestination.
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Origin of predestinarian

First recorded in 1630–40; predestin(ation) + -arian
Related formspre·des·ti·nar·i·an·ism, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Those who did not hold the predestinarian theory were branded with reproach by the names of free-willers and Pelagians.

    Constitutional History of England, Vol 1 of 3

    Henry Hallam


British Dictionary definitions for predestinarian

predestinarian

noun
  1. a person who believes in divine predestination
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adjective
  1. of or relating to predestination or characterizing those who believe in it
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Derived Formspredestinarianism, noun
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