Definition of apocalyptic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    apocalyptic

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//əˌpɑkəˈlɪptɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1describing very serious damage and destruction in past or future events an apocalyptic view of history apocalyptic warnings of the end of society
  2. 2like the end of the world an apocalyptic scene
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