apocalyptical

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj apocalyptical prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Apocalyptical Of or pertaining to a revelation, or, specifically, to the Revelation of St. John; containing, or of the nature of, a prophetic revelation.
    • Apocalyptical pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling an apocalypse, in senses 3 or 4.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • apocalyptical Same as apocalyptic.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr.

Usage

In literature:

The work of Art is apocalyptic of the artist's own personality.
"Introduction to Robert Browning" by Hiram Corson
In the apocalyptic style of the housekeeper of Invermay, woe be to that person!
"Records of a Family of Engineers" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Nay, some good folk had even declared the letters of Napoleon's name to constitute the Apocalyptic cipher!
"Dead Souls" by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
These visions became Apocalyptic.
"Soul of a Bishop" by H. G. Wells
Tchernoff described the Apocalyptic beast rising from the depths of the sea.
"The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
It may be that this fact will in part account for one great perplexity in the apocalyptic sayings of Jesus.
"The Life of Jesus of Nazareth" by Rush Rhees
At times it is the literal consummation of apocalyptic visions relating to the Messiah.
"The Worlds Greatest Books, Volume XIII." by Various
I am sure that your flesh creeps at this apocalyptic vision.
"A Book of Exposition" by Homer Heath Nugent
Larry had been past speech when that apocalyptic vision had materialised in response to his halloa.
"Mount Music" by E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
The snail-like movements of the Austrian army had put an end to the appearance of the apocalyptic destroying angel.
"The Nameless Castle" by Maurus Jókai
We desire to know neither origins nor ends, we expect no cosmogony and we look for no apocalyptic vision.
"The Unity of Civilization" by Various
The myth of progress is our form of apocalyptism.
"Outspoken Essays" by William Ralph Inge
The prophecy runs on into apocalyptic like that of the book of Daniel.
"Edward Caldwell Moore" by Edward Moore
Vials of woe were emptied, unsurpassed in apocalyptic vision.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
I am sure that your flesh creeps at this apocalyptic vision.
"Talks To Teachers On Psychology; And To Students On Some Of Life's Ideals" by William James
These are like the Apocalyptics.
"Pascal's Pensées" by Blaise Pascal
We wandered through apocalyptic mazes, startling the hush of mystery with daring footsteps.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, Issue 2, February, 1864" by Various
Jesus employs the common Jewish apocalyptic imagery to portray this most difficult subject.
"A Harmony of the Gospels for Students of the Life of Christ" by Archibald Thomas Robertson
The sting of the Apocalyptical locusts has been well compared.
"The Fire Trumpet" by Bertram Mitford
The apocalyptic hope is the end of Old Testament prophecy, but not its height.
"Religion and the War" by Various
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In poetry:

Too well they knew the gaunt gray horse
The grim witch-hunter rode
The pale Apocalyptic beast
By grisly Death bestrode.
"The Witch of Wenham" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"Flow on, sweet river, like the stream
Of John's Apocalyptic dream
This mapled ridge shall Horeb be,
Yon green-banked lake our Galilee!
"The Chapel of the Hermits" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Their eyes as brilliant and as wide as night
Gleamed with a cruel apocalyptic light,
Their manes the leaping ire of the wind
Lifted with rage invisible and blind.
"Horses" by Edwin Muir
Behold a vision none hath understood!
The breaking of the Apocalyptic seal;
Twice rings the summons.--Hail and fire and blood!
Then the third angel blows his trumpet-peal.
"For The Commemoration Services" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
But what have I to suit thine ear, O maiden?
Wouldst thou some wild apocalyptic word?
Wouldst learn the secrets of my mystic Aidenn,
And hear the sternest music ever heard?
"What The Mountain Said To The Maiden" by Samuel John Stone
Far apocalyptic touches that unveil the years to be,
Show this in ecstatic glimpses, as when mists upon a hill
Lift their trailing arms of whiteness, till, as in a dream, we see
A summer gush of glory lying hid behind them still.
"City And Village" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Inspired by the apocalyptic Hollywood movie '2012' and the 2004 Asian tsunami, Chinese farmer Liu Qiyuan's incredible survival pods, dubbed 'Noah's Arc', are designed for use in the event of tsunamis and earthquakes.
This election cycle we were entertained by a whole host of closet constitutionalists and historians sharing their apocalyptic visions of a "post- Christian " America.
Song Before Love Songs (a post-apocalyptic requiem for the human race).
A group exhibition with an apocalyptic theme, but not the kind where undead roam the earth, shambling and groaning.
The latest from the Catholic fevered apocalyptic imagination of Rick Santorum.
'Oblivion': Tom Cruise 's Post-Apocalyptic Future Is Appropriately Glossy — TRAILER.
The world's attention has been focused on the Mayan culture of late due to supposed apocalyptic predictions.
A post-apocalyptic poetic dream, an encounter in a land beyond time.
Alice (Caterina Scorsone) falls down a post-apocalyptic rabbit hole.
Deluxe Edition of Slash's "Apocalyptic Love" Available at Best Buy on November 19.
For all the elaborate apocalyptic imagery in Roland Emmerich's latest F/X marathon 2012, there's not a single witty or memorable sight.
The mood among American conservatives is now one of apocalyptic despair .
In his upcoming debut feature film, Lavender Rocks, Ohio University graduate student Bilal Sami uses a post-apocalyptic cult as a tool to explore religious extremism, family conflicts, and rituals at large.
REBUILDING the World Trade Center site -- ground zero, with all its apocalyptic implications -- presents the kind of knotty problem few architects ever confront.
((In Mono ))'s debut album mixes drone metal, techno, apocalyptic post-coital decapitation.
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In science:

So instead of creationist ic-apocalypt ic Universe we get Universe full o f smaller catastrophes but realistic one.
Cosmological Expansion Started from the Big Bounce on Local Rotation
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