premillennial

premillennial

[pree-mi-len-ee-uhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to the period preceding the millennium.

Origin:
1840–50; pre- + millennial

premillennially, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To premillennial
Collins
World English Dictionary
premillennial (ˌpriːmɪˈlɛnɪəl)
 
adj
of or relating to the period preceding the millennium

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

premillennial
1846, "before the millennium," especially in theological sense of "before the Second Coming of Christ." Premillenarian, one who believes in this, is from 1844.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature