apocalypse apocalypse  /ə ˈpɑ kə ˌlɪps/


  1. (n) a cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil
  2. (n) the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle


  1. Some doomsayers are pointing to the finality of the Mayan calendar and suggesting an apocalyptic event in 2012.
  2. In recent times all disaster movies from Hollywood have apocalypse fantasy woven around the main plot.
  3. Her latest novel is an adventuresome blend of feminist fiction and nuclear apocalypse fantasy set in Australia.


  1. 'This Is the End': Apocalypse crashes hot Hollywood party

    Alien invasion? Zombie attack? A massive, catastrophic earthquake? Nope, in This Is the End it really is the end - an old-fashioned, New Testament apocalypse, straight out of the Book of Revelation and happening right now, in plain sight of the Hollywood sign.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. ‘The Walking Dead’: Save for the apocalypse with the Rick Grimes bust bank — EXCLUSIVE IMAGE

    It is widely assumed that when the inevitable zombie apocalypse finally occurs, survivors will revert back to a barter economy
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Entertainment Weekly

  3. This Is the End Cast Say They Wouldn't Eat James Franco in an Apocalypse

    It’s a question nearly every one of us has asked ourselves: If the apocalypse hits and there are no other options, who could I eat? The answer for the cast of This Is the End is easy: Craig Robinson. But not fellow cast-mate James Franco. Never James Franco.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Wired News

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  1. Mr Mbeki, Mr Lewis said, would always be known as "the president who presided over the Aids apocalypse. It is a terrible legacy with which to haunt the pages of history."
    on Aug 17, 2007 By: Stephen Lewis Source: Independent

  2. "We started music together because we wanted to bring about the apocalypse, and we realized we didn't finish," Manson says. "The world could suffer much more if we were together again, and we really wanted to bring back the suffering."
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Marilyn Manson Source: Rolling Stone

  3. "This has been long expected, but for me it is extremely sad," Yatsenyuk told the chamber. "I would not call this a political apocalypse, though it is true that it is another challenge of democracy. I hope we can overcome it."
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Arseniy Yatsenyuk Source: Swissinfo

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