Apocalyptic

Definition of Apocalyptic

A`poc`a`lyp´tic   Pronunciation: å`pǒk`å`lĭp´tĭk
a.1.Of or pertaining to a revelation, or, specifically, to the Revelation of St. John; containing, or of the nature of, a prophetic revelation.
2.pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling an apocalypse, in senses 3 or 4.
Apocalyptic number
the number 666, mentioned in Rev. xiii. 18., in which it is described as the number of the "beast of the earth". It has been variously interpreted. Some fundamentalist Christians consider it to be the number of the Devil, and avoid or fear objects containing that number.
- Rev. xiii. 18.
n.1.The writer of the Apocalypse.

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apocalyptical, prophetic, prophetical, revelatory
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