[ mi-len-ee-uh-liz-uh m ]
/ mɪˈlɛn i əˌlɪz əm /
a belief in the millennium.
Also called mil·le·nar·i·an·ism [mil-uh-nair-ee-uh-niz-uh m] /ˌmɪl əˈnɛər i əˌnɪz əm/.
Related formsmil·len·ni·al·ist, noun
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Examples from the Web for millenarianism
In its place arose a belief which developed into Chiliasm or Millenarianism.The Transformation of Early Christianity from an Eschatological to a Socialized Movement|Lyford Paterson Edwards
Some form of Millenarianism—a reign of the saints on earth—would seem to be the natural form for Jewish hopes to take.The Legacy of Greece|Various
British Dictionary definitions for millenarianism
/ (ˌmɪlɪˈnɛərɪəˌnɪzəm) /
Christianity the belief in a future millennium following the Second Coming of Christ during which he will reign on earth in peace: based on Revelation 20:1–5
any belief in a future period of ideal peace and happiness
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Word Origin and History for millenarianism
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