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supralapsarianism

[ soo-pruh-lap-sair-ee-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˌsu prə læpˈsɛər i əˌnɪz əm /
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noun Theology.

the doctrine that the decree of election preceded human creation and the Fall (opposed to infralapsarianism).

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Origin of supralapsarianism

1765–75; supra- + lapsarian, as in infralapsarian + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM supralapsarianism

su·pra·lap·sar·i·an, noun, adjective
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