eschatological eschatological  /ˌɛ skə tə ˈlɑ dʒɪ kəl/


  • (adj) of or relating to or dealing with or regarding the ultimate destiny of mankind and the world


  1. His joy over the eschatological future does not render him blind to the scandalous present.
  2. Omar's and Osama's are just as expansive, just as eschatological, and yet no more crazy than Hitler's dream of the Thousand-Year Reich or Napoleon's of dominion over all Europe.
  3. First, it is too eschatological, too concerned with the second coming of Christ at the world's end to be able to see the relevancies and relativities of politics here and now.



  1. In his book A Lethal Obsession, scholar of anti-Semitism Robert Wistrich argues that "Western decision-makers have not fully internalized the jihadist and eschatological dimensions of Iranian policy - the full implications of its underlying...
    on Apr 13, 2010 By: Robert Wistrich Source: Jerusalem Post

  2. And of 1968, Mailer writes, "The country was in a throe, a species of eschatological heave."
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Norman Mailer Source: Chicago Tribune

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