Meaning of prelapsarian

pre•lap•sar•i•an

Pronunciation: (prē"lap-sâr'ē-un), [key]
— adj.
  1. occurring before the Fall: the prelapsarian innocence of Eden.
  2. characteristic of or pertaining to any innocent or carefree period: a prelapsarian youth.
  3. supralapsarian.
—n.
  1. supralapsarian.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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