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apocalypticism

[uh-pok-uh-lip-tuh-siz-uh m] /əˌpɒk əˈlɪp təˌsɪz əm/
noun, Theology.
1.
any doctrine concerning the end of the temporal world, especially one based on the supposed prophetic passages in the Revelation of St. John the Divine.
2.
the millennial doctrine of the Second Advent and personal reign of Jesus Christ on earth.
Origin of apocalypticism
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; apocalyptic + -ism
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