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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Prophesying or describing the complete destruction of the world.

Usage examples (35)
  • My sister has an apocalyptic vision of the world.
  • The term apocalyptic does come to mind, and that really isn't an overstatement.
  • O'Shea: As you point out at your blog, post-apocalyptic is a popular genre.
  • He says his take on the word apocalyptic is different from common Western references to the end of the world. for more
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