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eschatological

Definition:

of, relating to, dealing with, or regarding the ultimate destiny of mankind and the world

Class:

pertaining adjective (relational/pertainym)

Derived from:

eschatology

Derivative:

eschatologically

Comparative:

more eschatological

Superlative:

most eschatological

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

from Greek eskhatos last
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Eschatology

a part of theology, physics, philosophy, and futurology concerned with what are believed to be the final events of history, the ultimate destiny of humanity -- commonly referred to as the "end of the world" or "end time". The Oxford English Dictionary ... (41 of 3599 words, pronunciation, 2 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Eschatology

Collins Dictionary:

eschatological | eschatology

[religion] of or relating to eschatology | the branch of theology or biblical exegesis concerned with the end of the world (20 of 346 words, 2 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/eschatological

Oxford Dictionary:

eschatology | eschatological [derived] | eschatologist [derived]

the part of theology concerned with death, judgement, and the final destiny of the soul and of humankind (18 of 63 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/eschatology

American Heritage Dictionary:

eschatology | eschatological [adjective, related] | eschatologically [adverb, related] | eschatologist [noun, related]

The branch of theology that is concerned with the end of the world or of humankind. | A belief or a doctrine concerning the ultimate or final things, ... (27 of 61 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/eschatology

New World Dictionary:

eschatology | eschatological [adjective, related]

the branch of theology dealing with last things, such as death, immortality, resurrection, judgment, and the end of the world | the doctrines ... (22 of 51 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/eschatology

Merriam-Webster:

eschatological | eschatologically [adverb, related]

of or relating to eschatology or an eschatology | of or relating to the end of the world or the events associated with it in eschatology (25 of 42 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/eschatological

Wiktionary:

eschatological

Pertaining to eschatology. (3 of 4 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/eschatological

Britannica Encyclopedia:

eschatology [religion]

the doctrine of the last things. It was originally a Western term, referring to Jewish, Christian, and Muslim beliefs about the end of history, the ... (25 of 937 words, 10 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/192308​/eschatology

Macmillan British Dictionary:

eschatology [uncountable]

an area of theology relating to what will happen at the end of the world (15 of 39 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/eschatology

Random House Dictionary:

eschatology [theology]

any system of doctrines concerning last, or final, matters, as death, the Judgment, the future state, etc. | the branch of theology dealing with such ... (24 of 33 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/eschatology

Encarta Dictionary:

eschatology

the body of religious doctrines concerning the human soul in its relation to death, judgment, heaven, and hell (18 of 51 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861609124​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Collins Dictionary:

eschatological | eschatology

First use: 19th century

Origin: from Greek eskhatos last

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/eschatological

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

eschatological | eschatology

Audio: British English pronunciation of "eschatological"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/eschatological

the Free Dictionary:

eschatological

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "eschatological"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "eschatological"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/eschatological

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

eschatological

Audio: North American pronunciation of "eschatological"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=eschat​01 word=eschatological

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