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 Six months from today, everything is on the line for the Pac-12. Sept. 11, 2021, is judgment day. oregonlive, "6 months away: Pac-12 showdowns with Ohio State, Michigan and Texas A&M loom large for teetering conference," 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, "Muslim fans called out Rihanna for using a song that included sacred Islamic verses during a lingerie fashion show," 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, "Steal Your Friend's Netflix Password While You Still Can," 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, "Facebook says a pro-Trump media outlet used artificial intelligence to create fake people and push conspiracies," 20 Dec. 2019 The religious group that quietly operates the paper believes in an upcoming judgment day that will send communists to hell, and says that Trump is helping accelerate that timeline. NBC News, "The Epoch Times begins hiding its connection to a huge pro-Trump ad buy on Facebook," 22 Aug. 2019 There’s trouble on the way/Get a dog and pony for judgment day. Alex Gale, Billboard, "Beck on Besting Beyonce at the Grammys, Rappers Like Lil Yachty and His Happy New Album," 19 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of judgment day

1544, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Judgment day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/judgment%20day. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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