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Meaning of apocalyptic

a•poc•a•lyp•tic

Pronunciation: (u-pok"u-lip'tik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or like an apocalypse; affording a revelation or prophecy.
  2. pertaining to the Apocalypse or biblical book of Revelation.
  3. predicting or presaging imminent disaster and total or universal destruction: the apocalyptic vision of some contemporary writers.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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