premillenarian

[ pree-mil-uh-nair-ee-uhn ]

noun
  1. a believer in premillennialism.

adjective
  1. of or relating to the doctrine of premillennialism or a believer in this doctrine.

Origin of premillenarian

1
First recorded in 1835–45; pre- + millenarian

Other words from premillenarian

  • pre·mil·le·nar·i·an·ism, noun

Words Nearby premillenarian

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British Dictionary definitions for premillenarian

premillenarian

/ (ˌpriːmɪlɪˈnɛərɪən) /


noun
  1. a believer in or upholder of the doctrines of premillennialism

adjective
  1. of or relating to premillennialism

Derived forms of premillenarian

  • premillenarianism, noun

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