end of the world

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Synonyms for end of the world

(New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives

an unpleasant or disastrous destiny

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He imagined himself to be a diplomatist set apart by a special dispensation to watch the end of diplomacy, and pretty nearly the end of the world, in a horrid democratic upheaval.
Soon we shall go farther and faster than the clouds, to the end of the world, and then you will leave me, Raoul.
But the really good time came when the driving out began, and the Keddah--that is, the stockade-- looked like a picture of the end of the world, and men had to make signs to one another, because they could not hear themselves speak.
Beppo told him he was going to take him to a villa a league from Rome; the Frenchman assured him he would follow him to the end of the world.
Some say it's the end of the world, and be hanged if I don't think it looks like it
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However, the scientific community has several theories about which epoch-making events in Bulgaria in 2012 led the ancient astrologists of the Mayans to decide that their calendar has to end on December 21 a a fact that horrified the international community, though not so much the Bulgarian community, which has already witnessed the end of the world several times.
According to legend, the ancient Mayans' longcount calendar ended at midnight, ushering in the end of the world.
When William Miller interpreted the Bible as saying the end of the world would come in March of 1843, he honestly believed it - and so did hundreds of followers who give away their possessions as the fateful date approached.
I know when the end of the world will come," Putin said, pausing dramatically.
Summary: Scholars here have denied the end of the world prophecies tied up with the Mayan apocalypse hyped for this week, saying it is a sin to spread them.
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to gather their thoughts on this date, if they are preparing for it, and how the idea of the end of the world would affect their plans.