judgment day


Definition of judgment day

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

Examples of judgment day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Diddy sometimes arrived for judgment day in a helicopter with a team of scurrying porters wearing red jumpsuits, who hurriedly collected his Louis Vuitton luggage. Amanda Petrusich, The New Yorker, 19 Apr. 2021 Six months from today, everything is on the line for the Pac-12. Sept. 11, 2021, is judgment day. oregonlive, 12 Mar. 2021 The song, released in 2017, includes a remix of a hadith narration about the end of times and judgment day. Alaa Elassar, CNN, 6 Oct. 2020 Eventually, executives reasoned, the viewers who got hooked on the content for free would eventually pay up when judgment day came. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, 8 Nov. 2019 Epoch Media Group, which runs The Epoch Times, is run by practitioners of Falun Gong, who believe the world is soon headed for a judgment day, where all those labeled as Communists will be sent to hell. Ben Collins, NBC News, 20 Dec. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of judgment day

1544, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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28 May 2022

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“Judgment day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/judgment%20day. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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