a particular personage or power, variously identified or explained, who is conceived of as appearing in the world as the principal antagonist of Christ.
(sometimes lowercase) an opponent of Christ; a person or power antagonistic to Christ.
(often lowercase) a disbeliever in Christ.
(often lowercase) a false Christ.
Origin of Antichrist
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Related Words for antichristLucifer, demon, Mephistopheles, Antichrist, Beelzebub, archfiend, Apollyon
New Testament the antagonist of Christ, expected by early Christians to appear and reign over the world until overthrown at Christ's Second Coming
(sometimes not capital) an enemy of Christ or Christianity
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