(adjective) characteristic of or belonging to the time or state before the fall of humankind
It would be dangerous and misleading to imagine that the near past was some prelapsarian state rife with political potentials, so it's as well to remember the role that commodification played in the production of culture throughout the twentieth century.
this doesn’t sound like a communist society premised on solidarity and shared activities, but a prelapsarian paradise wherein material needs are satisfied
Hannah Arendt on Marx
the prelapsarian idyll of internet porn seems to have suffered the same fate as the internet as a whole
Back in those ancient prelapsarian days, "girl-on-girl" hadn't even been invented yet.
European dreams of exiting the EU to return to some prelapsarian national serenity in isolation
the antithesis to some prelapsarian sort of creative production
There was a political corollary to this prelapsarian dream