judgment day


capitalized J&D : the day of God's judgment of humankind at the end of the world according to various theologies
: a day of final judgment

Examples of judgment day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s an initial Eden, a paradise, a state of grace and unity with nature, there’s a fall from grace into a state of pollution as a result of eating from the tree of knowledge, and as a result of our actions there is a judgment day coming for us all. Tilak Doshi, Forbes, 13 Aug. 2023 Hunter Biden is nearing judgment day in an Arkansas lawsuit to reduce his child support and prevent his daughter from taking his last name. Bart Jansen, USA TODAY, 3 June 2023 Bryan Hill runs the public power utility in Page, Arizona, where the federal dam is located, and likens the situation to judgment day. René Marsh, CNN, 30 Apr. 2022 Now judgment day is here, and the only true research on the plant is being funded by a mine. Gregory Barber, Wired, 17 June 2021 Wednesday is judgment day for Scotland’s independence efforts. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 22 Nov. 2022 Bryan Hill, general manager of the public power utility in Page, Arizona, likened the situation to judgment day. René Marsh and Rachel Ramirez, CNN, 3 May 2022 Boudin’s judgment day will be part of the statewide June primary ballot and a much larger pool of largely Democratic electorate — not single-issue voters. Joe Garofoli, San Francisco Chronicle, 2 Apr. 2022 Wednesday marks judgment day for the platform's relationship with former President Donald Trump, with the decision on whether he should be reinstated resting with its oversight board. Rick Klein, Averi Harper, ABC News, 5 May 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1544, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of judgment day was in 1544

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“Judgment day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/judgment%20day. Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

Kids Definition

Judgment Day

: the day of the final judging of all human beings by God
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