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 Dictionary entry overview: What does apocalyptic mean? 

APOCALYPTIC (adjective)
  The adjective APOCALYPTIC has 2 senses:

1. prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom
2. of or relating to an apocalypse

  Familiarity information: APOCALYPTIC used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

APOCALYPTIC (adjective)

Sense 1apocalyptic [BACK TO TOP]


Prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom


apocalyptic; apocalyptical; revelatory


prophetic; prophetical (foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention)

Sense 2apocalyptic [BACK TO TOP]


Of or relating to an apocalypse

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Relational adjectives (pertainyms)


apocalypse (a cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil)

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