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Antichrist

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noun An·ti·christ \ˈan-tē-ˌkrīst, -ˌtī-\

Definition of Antichrist

  1. 1 :  one who denies or opposes Christ; specifically :  a great antagonist expected to fill the world with wickedness but to be conquered forever by Christ at his second coming

  2. 2 :  a false Christ



Origin and Etymology of antichrist

Middle English anticrist, from Old English & Late Latin; Old English antecrist, from Late Latin Antichristus, from Greek Antichristos, from anti- + Christos Christ


First Known Use: before 12th century

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