Definition of postmillennial in English:

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postmillennial

Pronunciation: /ˌpōstməˈlenēəl/

adjective

(Especially in Christian doctrine) following the millennium.
Example sentences
  • Instead it comes out of postmillennial thinking which holds that the world will eventually be Christianized resulting in the eventual return of Christ.
  • This opening establishes an apocalyptic expectation - it ends with ‘the universe expanding into the night‘- but Hecht's eschatology is appropriately postmillennial.’
  • The postmillennial twist offered hope to the pious that they could change things - as long as they got organized.

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Syllabification: post·mil·len·ni·al

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