an antenatal clinic.
But deep within her the antenatal thing that lay here had a dream.
Dreams Olive Schreiner
The reminiscence of some antenatal incarnation of his own soul?
The Martian George Du Maurier
It was as if her folding arms had been his antenatal hiding-place; as if she had brought him forth with anguish a second time.
The Creators May Sinclair
If I was born of you, there must have been some juggling with my soul in antenatal regions!
The Flight of the Shadow George MacDonald
He knew his antenatal history, knew it in every detail, and it was a thing to keep causes well before him.
The Golden Bowl Henry James
The very habit of our thoughts may be persuaded one way unawares by their antenatal history.
The Rhythm of Life Alice Meynell
Of all the vain wishes, the retroactive pluperfect are the vainest, and an antenatal wish is sublimely ridiculous.
We Can’t Have Everything Rupert Hughes
The importance of antenatal puericulture was fully recognized in China a thousand years ago.
Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6) Havelock Ellis
It exists only in the psychic vacuum of antenatal life, or perhaps only in the potentiality of the germ plasm.
Introduction to the Science of Sociology Robert E. Park
occurring or present before birth; during pregnancy
(informal) Also called prenatal. an examination during pregnancy
“before birth,” 1798, from Latin ante “before” (see ante) + natal.
antenatal an·te·na·tal (ān’tē-nāt’l)
of or relating to the Christian church or period before the Nicene Council of a.d. 325. Historical Examples The attitude of the church in the post-Nicene period differs from that in the ante-Nicene in two important respects. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3 Various Protestants can as little bear its ante-Nicene as its […]
a that immediately precedes another: Three is the antenumber of four.
before marriage. Historical Examples antenuptial, an-te-nupsh′al, adj. before nuptials or marriage. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various The first question that arises is as to the condition of this contract under evidence—this antenuptial contract. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12) Robert G. Ingersoll That leaves us without […]
- Antenuptial agreement
. Law. a contract between two people who are about to marry regarding their respective property and support rights upon termination of the marriage by divorce or death, and sometimes regarding property rights during the marriage. noun a contract made between a man and woman before they marry, agreeing on the distribution of their assets […]