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Word of the Day - apocalypse

How to Pronounce apocalypse
How to Pronounce apocalypse

apocalypse – ax p oh k ax l ih p s

The complete and final destruction of the world

World War Three could be the apocalypse.

Definition noun

any of a class of Jewish or Christian writings that appeared from about 200 B.C. to A.D. 350 and were assumed to make revelations of the ultimate divine purpose.

a prophetic revelation, especially concerning a cataclysm in which the forces of good permanently triumph over the forces of evil.

any revelation or prophecy.

any universal or widespread destruction or disaster:

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Synonyms for apocalypse

annihilation, cataclysm, catastrophe, devastation, holocaust

Dictionary Entries near apocalypse

apneustic breathing, apnoea, Apo, apoapsis, Apoc., apocalypse, apocalyptic, apocalypticism, apocalyptist, apocarp, apocarpous

First known use

1125–75; Middle English, from Late Latin apocalypsis, from Greek apokálypsis “revelation,” equivalent to apokalýp(tein) “to uncover, reveal” (apo- “away, off, apart” + kalýptein “to cover, conceal”) + -sis noun suffix;

Word of the Day - apocalypse
Word of the Day - apocalypse

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