Word of the Day - 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.
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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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;