Antichrist

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noun An·ti·christ \ ˈan-tē-ˌkrīst , -ˌtī- \
variants: or less commonly antichrist or Anti-Christ or anti-Christ

Definition of Antichrist

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 used in an exaggerated way to describe a person regarded as a powerful and malevolent adversary usually used with the
  • With time this contrast hardened into hacker iconography. Gates was the anti-Christ, a man whose corporate stranglehold on the software industry had left it awash in ugly products.
  • —Robert Wright

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


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