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sublapsarianism

[suhb-lap-sair-ee-uh-niz-uh m]
noun Theology.
  1. infralapsarianism.
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Origin of sublapsarianism

1860–65; < New Latin sublāpsāri(us) (Latin sub- sub- + lāps(us) a slip, lapse + -ārius -ary) + -an + -ism
Related formssub·lap·sar·i·an, adjective, noun
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Historical Examples of 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

noun
  1. another word for infralapsarianism
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Derived Formssublapsarianism, noun

Word Origin for sublapsarian

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