sublapsarianism

[ suhb-lap-sair-ee-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˌsʌb læpˈsɛər i əˌnɪz əm /

noun Theology.

Origin of sublapsarianism

1860–65; < New Latin sublāpsāri(us) (Latin sub- sub- + lāps(us) a slip, lapse + -ārius -ary) + -an + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM sublapsarianism

sub·lap·sar·i·an, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for sublapsarian

  • I have abandoned such belittling views of God as the Presbyterian sublapsarian view of election.

    Carmen Ariza|Charles Francis Stocking

British Dictionary definitions for sublapsarian

sublapsarian
/ (ˌsʌblæpˈsɛərɪən) /

noun

another word for infralapsarianism

Derived forms of sublapsarian

sublapsarianism, noun

Word Origin for sublapsarian

C17: via New Latin, from Latin sub- + lāpsus a fall
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