millenarian

[ mil-uh-nair-ee-uhn ]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to a thousand, especially the thousand years of the prophesied millennium.

  2. of or relating to the millennium, especially of Christian prophecy, or millennialism: millenarian zeal.

noun
  1. a believer in the coming of the millennium.

Origin of millenarian

1
First recorded in 1545–55; millenary + -an

Other words from millenarian

  • mil·le·nar·i·an·ism, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for millenarian

millenarian

millenary

/ (ˌmɪlɪˈnɛərɪən) /


adjective
  1. of or relating to a thousand or to a thousand years

  2. of or relating to the millennium or millenarianism

noun
  1. an adherent of millenarianism

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