premillennialism

[pree-mi-len-ee-uh-liz-uh m]
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noun

the doctrine or belief that the Second Coming of Christ will precede the millennium.

Origin of premillennialism

First recorded in 1840–50; premillennial + -ism
Related formspre·mil·len·ni·al·ist, noun
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premillennialism

noun

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