Definition of the apocalypse
- Some people believed the apocalypse would happen in the year 2000.
- waiting for the apocalypse
: one of the Jewish and Christian writings of 200 b.c. to a.d. 150 marked by pseudonymity, symbolic imagery, and the expectation of an imminent cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil and raises the righteous to life in a messianic kingdom
: something viewed as a prophetic revelation
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