[ pree-lap-sair-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌpri læpˈsɛər i ən /
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Theology. occurring before the Fall: the prelapsarian innocence of Eden.
characteristic of or pertaining to any innocent or carefree period: a prelapsarian youth.
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British Dictionary definitions for prelapsarian
/ (ˌpriːlæpˈsɛərɪən) /
characteristic of or relating to the human state or time before the Fallprelapsarian innocence
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