postlapsarian

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post- (after) +‎ lapsus (of the fall) +‎ -arian (of or pertaining to)

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  • IPA(key): /ˌpəʊstlæpˈsɛəɹɪən/

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postlapsarian (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to anything which follows a lapse or failure.
  2. (Christianity) The state of being which followed The Fall (the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden).

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