chiliasm

noun
chil·​i·​asm | \ ˈki-lē-ˌa-zəm How to pronounce chiliasm (audio) \

Definition of chiliasm

Other Words from chiliasm

chiliast \ ˈki-​lē-​ˌast How to pronounce chiliasm (audio) , -​lē-​əst \ noun
chiliastic \ ˌki-​lē-​ˈa-​stik How to pronounce chiliasm (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of chiliasm

1610, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chiliasm

New Latin chiliasmus, from Late Latin chiliastes one that believes in chiliasm, from chilias

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“Chiliasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chiliasm. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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