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Apocalyptic Explained

apocalyptic at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ə'pɔkə'lıptık]

apocalyptic at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj
1 warning people about terrible events that will happen in the future: --The novel presents us with an apocalyptic vision of the future//
2 connected with the final destruction and end of the world, or with any great destruction: --Before them was an apocalyptic landscape of burnt villages and bomb craters.//

apocalyptic at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

92 Moby Thesaurus words for "apocalyptic":
Biblical, Gospel, Mosaic, New-Testament, Old-Testament, apostolic,
augural, auguring, bad, baleful, baneful, betraying, black,
bodeful, boding, canonical, dark, dire, direful, disclosing,
disclosive, divinatory, doomful, dreary, evangelic, evangelistic,
evil, evil-starred, exposing, eye-opening, fateful, fatidic,
foreboding, forecasting, foreseeing, foretelling, forewarning,
fortunetelling, gloomy, gospel, haruspical, ill, ill-boding,
ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, inauspicious, inspired,
lowering, mantic, menacing, of evil portent, ominous, oracular,
portending, portentous, predictional, predictive, predictory,
prefigurative, prefiguring, presageful, presaging,
presignificative, presignifying, prognostic, prognosticative,
prophetic, revealed, revealing, revelational, revelatory,
scriptural, showing, sibyllic, sibylline, sinister, somber,
talkative, textual, textuary, theopneustic, threatening,
unfavorable, unfortunate, unlucky, unpromising, unpropitious,
untoward, vaticinal, vaticinatory, weather-wise

apocalyptic at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:


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Apocalyptic at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Apocalyptic \A*poc`a*lyp"tic\, Apocalyptical
\A*poc`a*lyp"tic*al\, a. [Gr. ?.]
Of or pertaining to a revelation, or, specifically, to the
Revelation of St. John; containing, or of the nature of, a
prophetic revelation.

{Apocalyptic number}, the number 666, mentioned in --Rev.
xiii. 18. It has been variously interpreted.

Apocalyptic \A*poc`a*lyp"tic\ ([.a]*p[o^]k`[.a]*l[i^]p"t[i^]k),
Apocalyptist \A*poc`a*lyp"tist\, n.
The writer of the Apocalypse.

apocalyptic at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

apocalyptic
adj 1: prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom [syn: {apocalyptical},
{revelatory}]
2: of or relating to an apocalypse

apocalyptic at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » ἀποκαλυπτικός||revelatory|lang=grc, from Inter: term » ἀποκαλύπτειν||to reveal, uncover|lang=grc, from Inter: term » ἀπό||off|lang=grc + Inter: term » καλύπτειν||to cover|lang=grc.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /əˈpɒ.kə.lɪp.tɪk/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /@"pQ.k@.lIp.tIk/

Adjective

Inter: en-ad » j
  • Of or relating to an apocalypse:
    1. Of or relating to an apocalypse Inter: qualifier » a revelation, revelatory; prophetic.
    2. 1985, Donald A. Hagner, Apocalyptic Motifs in the Gospel of Matthew: Continuity and Discontinuity, quoted in 2007 by Jonathan T. Pennington in Heaven and Earth in the Gospel of Matthew, page 92:
    3. : "From beginning to end, and throughout, the Gospel makes such frequent use of apocalyptic motifs and the apocalyptic viewpoint that it deserves to be called the apocalyptic Gospel."
    4. 2002, Peter W. Smith, In the Day of the Lord: The Exciting and Promised Fulfillment, page 7:
    5. : This was because apocalyptic stories — from the Greek word apohalupsis which means “reveal” — uses the vocabulary of symbols and numbers and contains concealed messages that secular listeners cannot comprehend.
    6. Of or relating to an apocalypse Inter: qualifier » a disaster.
    7. 2001, Richard A. Horsley, Hearing the whole story: the politics of plot in Marks gospel'', page 122:
    8. : In fact, interpreters commonly declare that Mark is an "apocalyptic" Gospel. When they read Jesus' long speech toward the end of the Gospel (chap. 13), they even detect a veritable "apocalypse": "Wars and rumors of wars, Inter: .. » ."
    9. 2010, Philip Leroy Culbertson, Elaine Mary Wainwright, Bible in popular culture, page 184:
    10. : These bookends house a wealth of apocalyptic stories. The Bible, like some street preacher with a sign, shouts, “The end is near!”
    11. Portending a future apocalypse (disaster, devastation{{,}} or doom).

      Derived terms

      * apocalyptical

  • apocalypticist
  • apocalypticalist Inter: qualifier » rare
  • post-apocalyptic

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » of or relating to an apocalypse
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|apocalíptic
  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|apocalyptisch
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|apokalipsa
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|apocalyptique
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|apokalyptisch
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αποκαλυπτικός|m|tr=apokalyptikós|sc=Grek

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Norwegian:
    • : Bokmål: Inter: t- » nb|apokalyptisk
    • : Nynorsk: Inter: t- » nn|apokalyptisk
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|apocalíptico
    • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|apocaliptic
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|apocalíptico


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » relating to a revelation, revelatory, prophetic
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|apokalyptisch
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αποκαλυπτικός|m|tr=apokalyptikós|sc=Grek
    • Norwegian:
    • : Bokmål: Inter: t- » nb|apokalyptisk
    • : Nynorsk: Inter: t- » nn|apokalyptisk


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » relating to a disaster
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|apokalyptisch
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αποκαλυπτικός|m|tr=apokalyptikós|sc=Grek
    • Norwegian:
    • : Bokmål: Inter: t- » nb|apokalyptisk
    • : Nynorsk: Inter: t- » nn|apokalyptisk


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » portending a future disaster
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|apokalyptisch


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • One who predicts apocalypse.

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » one who predicts apocalypse
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|apocalyptique|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Apokalyptiker|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Synonyms

    * apocalypticist
    • doomsayer


    Translation: et » apocalyptic
    Translation: fr » apocalyptic
    Translation: ko » apocalyptic
    Translation: hu » apocalyptic
    Translation: my » apocalyptic
    Translation: pl » apocalyptic
    Translation: ru » apocalyptic
    Translation: fi » apocalyptic
    Translation: sv » apocalyptic
    Translation: ta » apocalyptic
    Translation: vi » apocalyptic