Definition of apocalyptic
- apocalyptic events
- apocalyptic warnings
- apocalyptic signs of the coming end-times
- an apocalyptic battle
No one listened to her apocalyptic predictions.
a less apocalyptic view of the future
the apocalyptic destruction of the world
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: of, relating to, or involving terrible violence and destruction
: of or relating to the end of the world
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to pay off by making regular payments
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