apocalyptist

noun

apoc·​a·​lyp·​tist ə-ˈpä-kə-ˌlip-tist How to pronounce apocalyptist (audio)
: the writer of an apocalypse

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of apocalyptist was in 1817

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“Apocalyptist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apocalyptist. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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