/ (ˌsuːprəlæpˈsɛərɪən, ˌsjuː-) /

  1. Christian theol a person who believes that God decreed the election or nonelection of individuals to salvation even before the Fall: Compare infralapsarian

Origin of supralapsarian

C17: from New Latin suprālapsārius, from Latin supra- + lapsus a fall

Derived forms of supralapsarian

  • supralapsarianism, noun

Words Nearby supralapsarian

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How to use supralapsarian in a sentence

  • 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