- apo koinu,
Origin of apocalyptic
Examples from the Web for apocalyptic
And it merely delayed the apocalyptic maelstrom that followed rather than preventing it.
At DoD he ran around with his hair practically on fire denouncing cuts to the defense budget in out-sized, apocalyptic terms.
And I also have lots of apocalyptic dreams, including warfare.Carrie Coon on ‘The Leftovers,’ That Wild Finale, Her Apocalyptic Visions, and ‘Gone Girl’|Marlow Stern|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Until, of course, one of them diverges into an apocalyptic battle for species dominance.Viral Video of the Day: Boyhood of the Planet of the Apes|Alex Chancey|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But as you start building an apocalyptic bunker, don't forget who's to blame for this increasingly dangerous behavior.How Climate Change Is Causing Chaos in the Animal Kingdom|Nina Strochlic|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We now enter upon the second division of the Book of Daniel—the apocalyptic.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Daniel|F. W. Farrar
He flew; in the antechamber stood the angel who broke the six apocalyptic seals,—Rabette.Titan: A Romance v. 1 (of 2)|Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
In the East, on the contrary, the apocalyptic expectations were immediately weakened by the Montanist crisis.History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
This succession of faithful, holy, devoted men is worthy of a place in Apocalyptic vision.The Revelation Explained|F. Smith
It is a striking feature of these apocalyptic visions, which has been too much missed by commentators.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Revelation|William Milligan
1660s, "pertaining to the 'Revelation of St. John' in the New Testament," from Greek apokalyptikos, from apokalyptein (see apocalypse). Meaning "pertaining to the imminent end of the world" evolved by 1880s.