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millennialism

[ mi-len-ee-uh-liz-uhm ]
/ mɪˈlɛn i əˌlɪz əm /
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noun

a belief in the millennium.

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Also called mil·le·nar·i·an·ism [mil-uh-nair-ee-uh-niz-uhm]. /ˌmɪl əˈnɛər i əˌnɪz əm/.

Origin of millennialism

First recorded in 1905–10; millennial + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM millennialism

mil·len·ni·al·ist, noun
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