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[ pohst-mi-len-ee-uh-liz-uh m ]
/ ˌpoʊst mɪˈlɛn i əˌlɪz əm /


the doctrine or belief that the second coming of Christ will follow the millennium.

Nearby words

postmenstrual, postmeridian, postmill, postmillenarianism, postmillennial, postmillennialism, postminimalism, postmistress, postmodern, postmodernism, postmodernist

Origin of postmillennialism

First recorded in 1875–80; postmillennial + -ism
Related formspost·mil·len·ni·al·ist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for postmillennialism

  • For this reason, it is called by scholars “postmillennialism.”

    The Evangelical Apocalypse Is All Your Fault|Jay Michaelson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for postmillennialism


/ (ˌpəʊstmɪˈlɛnɪəˌlɪzəm) /


the doctrine or belief that the Second Coming of Christ will be preceded by the millennium
Derived Formspostmillennialist, noun
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