Definition of anteriority in English:



  • See anterior

    • ‘There is even an anteriority of the infinite to the finite, as the infinite is ‘a transcendental condition for the possibility of the finite’.’
    • ‘This is a lesson drawn from Derrida's insistence on the anteriority of writing.’
    • ‘Everything in every mind has something in the external world standing in a relationship of anteriority to it because humans are conceived and born through biological processes.’
    • ‘The gospel ‘covenant’ thus has an anteriority and a priority that transcends any other covenant.’
    • ‘In the mythography and linguistic studies of Max Muller and Schlegel, the Aryans would quickly supplant in anteriority and superiority the FIebraic, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman civilizations.’