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revelatory (prophetical)

Definition:

prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom

Class:

adjective (modifies a noun)

Related to:

reveal

Comparative:

more revelatory

Superlative:

most revelatory

Similar to:

prophetical

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

All senses of revelatory...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Revelation

the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication with a deity or other supernatural entity or entities. Some religions have religious texts which they view as divinely or supernaturally revealed or inspired. For ... (38 of 5572 words, 4 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Revelation

Collins Dictionary:

revelatory | revelative

of or relating to a revelation (6 of 385 words, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

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

New World Dictionary:

revelation | Revelations [sense-specific] | Rev [abbreviation, sense-specific] | Rv [abbreviation, sense-specific] | revelator [noun, related] | revelatory [adjective, related]

a revealing, or disclosing, of something | something disclosed; disclosure; especially, a striking disclosure, as of something not previously known or ... (20 of 121 words, 4 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/revelation

Merriam-Webster:

revelatory | eloquent [synonym] | meaning [synonym] | meaningful [synonym] | pregnant [synonym] | revealing [synonym] | expressive [synonym] | significant [synonym] | suggestive [synonym]

of or relating to revelation; serving to reveal something (9 of 79 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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

Random House Dictionary:

revelatory

of, pertaining to, or having the characteristics of revelation. | showing or disclosing an emotion, belief, quality, or the like (usually followed by ... (22 of 41 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/revelatory

Macmillan British Dictionary:

revelatory [formal]

providing information that was previously secret, hidden, or not known (10 of 40 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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

American Heritage Dictionary:

revelatory

Of, relating to, or containing a revelation (7 of 25 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/revelatory

Oxford Dictionary:

revelatory

revealing something hitherto unknown (4 of 24 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/revelatory

Wiktionary:

revelatory | apocalyptic [synonym, sense-specific]

Of, pertaining to, or in the nature of a revelation | Prophetic (especially of doom); apocalyptic (15 of 16 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/revelatory

Cambridge Dictionary:

apocalyptic

showing or describing the total destruction and end of the world, or extremely bad future events (16 of 32 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/apocalyptic

Columbia Encyclopedia:

apocalypse

genre represented in early Jewish and in Christian literature in which the secrets of the heavenly world or of the world to come are revealed by ... (26 of 187 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0804354​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

apocalyptic | apocalyptically [adverb, derived]

warning about a disastrous future or outcome | involving widespread destruction and devastation | relating to the events in the Book of Revelation in ... (22 of 52 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861586230​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Macmillan British Dictionary:

revelatory [formal]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "revelatory"

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

Macmillan American Dictionary:

revelatory [formal]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "revelatory"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/revelatory

the Free Dictionary:

revelatory

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Google Dictionary:

revelatory

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

revelatory

Audio: North American pronunciation of "revelatory"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=revela​04 word=revelatory

YourDictionary Audio:

revelatory

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "revelatory" by speech synthesizer

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