[ soo-pruh-lap-sair-ee-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˌsu prə læpˈsɛər i əˌnɪz əm /
the doctrine that the decree of election preceded human creation and the Fall (opposed to infralapsarianism).
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OTHER WORDS FROM supralapsarianismsu·pra·lap·sar·i·an, noun, adjective
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Finally, the climax in her iniquities of mind and conduct reached its height and she was publicly denounced as a Supralapsarian.Essays in Rebellion|Henry W. Nevinson
British Dictionary definitions for supralapsarian
/ (ˌsuːprəlæpˈsɛərɪən, ˌsjuː-) /
Christian theol a person who believes that God decreed the election or nonelection of individuals to salvation even before the FallCompare infralapsarian
Derived forms of supralapsariansupralapsarianism, noun
Word Origin for supralapsarian
C17: from New Latin suprālapsārius, from Latin supra- + lapsus a fall
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