Definition of apocalypticism
: apocalyptic expectation; especially : a doctrine concerning an imminent end of the world and an ensuing general resurrection and final judgment
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Its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, combined Mr. Zarqawi’s views with an apocalypticism taking hold amid the region’s upheaval.
Note that Žižek is not employing the concept of apocalypticism pejoratively.
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