What does the word apocalyptic mean?

    Part of speech: adjective


Usage examples for apocalyptic

  1. No one foresaw the apocalyptic vials of wrath which were about to be poured forth upon her plains and cities through the next half- century. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  2. Even in the Fourth Gospel one finds this good news that Christ had already come again in the hearts of his people insisted on in evident contrast with the apocalyptic hope literally conceived. – Christianity and Progress by Harry Emerson Fosdick