Definition of Antichrist in English:

Antichrist

Syllabification: An·ti·christ
Pronunciation: /ˈantēˌkrīst, ˈantī-
 
/

noun

(the Antichrist)
1A great personal opponent of Christ who will spread evil throughout the world before being conquered at Christ’s Second Coming.
More example sentences
  • And when the Antichrist finally appears, even many former Christians will welcome him - because their hearts will be of a kindred spirit!
  • During this time, the Antichrist will appear, and say that he's God.
  • Just remember that our plans involve giant corporations, mass death via poisoning, supersoldiers, and Jesus Christ/the Antichrist.
1.1A person or force seen as opposing Christ or the Christian Church.
More example sentences
  • Meanwhile, a truckload of tiny Antichrists are running around and leading the world, all vying for the title of ‘The Ultimate Antichrist,’ which will undoubtedly be a pay-per-view event later this year.
  • And Catholicism can produce both John Paul and, when it goes sour, Antichrists like Hitler.
  • You haven't made any animatronic Antichrists or 666 beasts or anything like that?

Origin

Old English, via Old French or ecclesiastical Latin from Greek antikhristos, from anti 'against' + Khristos (see Christ).

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