Apocalyptic

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An adjective used to describe a broad category of phenomena linked by a similar worldview. It is part of a constellation of terms (apocalypticism, apocalyptic eschatology) derived from the literary genre apocalypse. The genre name “apocalypse” derives from apokálypsis (“revelation” or “disclosure”), which occurs in the opening line of the …

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