amillennialism

noun
amil·​len·​ni·​al·​ism | \ ¦ā- \
plural -s

Definition of amillennialism

: the denial that an earthly millennium of universal righteousness and peace will either precede or follow the second advent of Jesus Christ — compare postmillennialism, premillennialism

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First Known Use of amillennialism

circa 1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amillennialism

a- entry 2 + millenialism

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“Amillennialism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amillennialism. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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