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supralapsarian

/ (ˌsuːprəlæpˈsɛərɪən, ˌsjuː-) /
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noun

Christian theol a person who believes that God decreed the election or nonelection of individuals to salvation even before the FallCompare infralapsarian

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Derived forms of supralapsarian

supralapsarianism, noun

Word Origin for supralapsarian

C17: from New Latin suprālapsārius, from Latin supra- + lapsus a fall
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Example sentences from the Web for supralapsarian

  • 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
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