Extremely religious people may believe in the , and will wear signs and go around screaming about how the world is going to end.
APO < G. "away from"
n 1. A prophetic disclosure or revelation, especially concerning a universal cataclysm.
2. Any widespread destruction.
3. (capitalized) The last book of the Bible, also known as Revelation, which contains prophesies about the ultimate destruction of the world.
apocalyptic, adj.; apocalyptical, adj.; apocalyptism, n.; apocalyptist, n.
Choose the sentence that the bolded word is used incorrectly:
- The TV show, The Walking Dead, takes place in an apocalyptic world and contains a little bit of plot but ends with a ridiculous cliff-hanger that keeps its viewers watching.
- In 2012, everyone was expecting an apocalypse because the Mayan calendar ended December 21, 2012.
- In the beginning of the Bible, the Apocalypse, or Revelation, describes how the world will eventually end.
- In World War II, that atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki created apocalypse that took Japan decades to overcome.