[uh-pok-uh-lip-tik] /əˌpɒk əˈlɪp tɪk/
of or like an ; affording a revelation or prophecy.
pertaining to the or biblical book of Revelation.
predicting or presaging imminent disaster and total or universal destruction:
the apocalyptic vision of some contemporary writers.
outstanding in revelation, prophecy, or significance
of or like an apocalypse
1660s, “pertaining to the ‘Revelation of St. John’ in the New Testament,” from Greek apokalyptikos, from apokalyptein (see apocalypse). Meaning “pertaining to the imminent end of the world” evolved by 1880s.
[ap-uh-plek-tik] /ˌæp əˈplɛk tɪk/ adjective, Also, apoplectical 1. of or relating to . 2. having or inclined to . 3. intense enough to threaten or cause : an apoplectic rage. noun 4. a person having or predisposed to . /ˌæpəˈplɛktɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to apoplexy 2. (informal) furious noun 3. a person having […]
[pohst-uh-tom-ik] /ˌpoʊst əˈtɒm ɪk/ adjective 1. existing since or subsequent to the explosion of the first or the invention of weapons: the political tensions of the postatomic world.
[pohst-aw-dit] /poʊstˈɔ dɪt/ noun, Accounting. 1. an of accounting records, conducted at some interval of time after a transaction or a series of transactions has already occurred.
[uh-tak] /əˈtæk/ verb (used with object) 1. to set upon in a forceful, violent, hostile, or aggressive way, with or without a weapon; begin fighting with: He attacked him with his bare hands. 2. to begin hostilities against; start an offensive against: to attack the enemy. 3. to blame or abuse violently or bitterly. 4. […]