predestinarian

[ pri-des-tuh-nair-ee-uhn, pree-des- ]
/ prɪˌdɛs təˈnɛər i ən, ˌpri dɛs- /

adjective

of or relating to predestination.
believing in predestination.

noun

a person who believes in predestination.

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Origin of predestinarian

First recorded in 1630–40; predestin(ation) + -arian

OTHER WORDS FROM predestinarian

pre·des·ti·nar·i·an·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for predestinarian

predestinarian
/ (ˌpriːdɛstɪˈnɛərɪən) theol /

noun

a person who believes in divine predestination

adjective

of or relating to predestination or characterizing those who believe in it

Derived forms of predestinarian

predestinarianism, noun
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