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apocalyptic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding an apocalypse.
    • Concerning or portending widespread devastation or ultimate doom: "now speaks in apocalyptic terms in regards to the likely conflict forward” ( Financial Times).
    • Described As frequently exaggerated forecasts of or allusions to a disastrous result: "Stripped of its apocalyptic tone, what this amounts to is an advocacy of training names, dates and places by rote” ( Stefan Kanfer).
    • Of a revelatory or prophetic nature.
    • Of or relating to an apocalypse:
    • Portending the next apocalypse (catastrophe, devastation, or doom).
    • Of or with respect to the truth, or, specifically, towards the Revelation of St. John; containing, or for the nature of, a prophetic revelation.
    • with respect to, characteristic of, or resembling an apocalypse, in senses 3 or 4.
    • prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom
    • of or concerning an apocalypse
  • noun:
    • one that predicts apocalypse.
    • The writer of the Apocalypse.
    • just like apocalyptist.
  • others:
    • Containing or regarding an apocalypse or revelation; especially, associated with or simulating the guide of Revelation in the New Testament.
    • directed at the explanation or application of prophecy.
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