millennialism

noun

mil·​len·​ni·​al·​ism mə-ˈle-nē-ə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce millennialism (audio)

Examples of millennialism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s also a connection between Bitcoin and millennialism, or the belief in a coming collective salvation for a select group of people. Joseph P. Laycock, The Conversation, 3 Feb. 2022 Perhaps to showcase Nina’s overt millennialism, Waxman tends to overuse capitalization-to-make-a-point. Angela Haupt, chicagotribune.com, 13 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of millennialism was in 1906

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“Millennialism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/millennialism. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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