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chiliastic

Line breaks: chili|as¦tic
Pronunciation: /ˌkɪlɪˈastɪk
 
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Definition of chiliastic in English:

adjective

Another term for millenarian.
Example sentences
  • In the 1650s radicalism turned back to its religious roots, fracturing into generally chiliastic sects of insignificant strength.
  • As a result, the Cultural Revolution proved to be something of a non-event, in comparison with the chiliastic aspirations with which it had begun.
  • Priam his father has failed to move him with his chiliastic visions of his own terrible end, so Hecuba takes up the thread.

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