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apocalypticism (s) (noun), apocalypticisms (pl)
1. A belief in certain prophecies; especially, regarding the imminent destruction of the world and the foundation of a new world order as a result of the triumph of good over evil.
2. The expectation of cataclysmic revelation, as in millenarianism which is a belief in the millennium of Christian prophecy [Revelation 20 in the New Testament of the Bible], the 1,000 years when Christ is predicted to reign on earth: An apocalypticism is any religious movement that foresees a coming age of peace and prosperity.

Apocalypticisms involve the practice of, or the addiction to, interpreting or applying prophetic revelations.

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