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post-apocalyptic Syllabification: post-a·poc·a·lyp·tic

Definition of post-apocalyptic in English:


1Denoting or relating to the time following a nuclear war or other catastrophic event: a post-apocalyptic action picture of the ‘Mad Max’ type: tough loner fights for survival against hordes of barbaric scavengers the grim desperation of a post-apocalyptic society
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  • The novel describes the odyssey of Anna Blume, struggling to find her brother in a post-apocalyptic vision of New York.
  • Roddenberry had actually pitched the concept in the 1970s, albeit in a more Mad Max post-apocalyptic kind of setting.
  • Such associations jibe with Richter's sci-fi vision of a chaotic, violent, perhaps post-apocalyptic society.
2Denoting or relating to the time following the biblical Apocalypse: the post-apocalyptic kingdom of God
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  • His current research interests include theology of peace/post-apocalyptic theology, and the development of a new interreligious grammar.
  • A key concept in Parker's theology is the post-apocalyptic vision.
  • The Kingdom of God is not a political entity, nor is it some future post-apocalyptic kingdom, but the rule of Jesus in the hearts of Christians.
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