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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I’d sail in your wake, to the end of the world, if-so— be that there was such a place, where there isn’t, seeing that it’s round.
28} Another had cultivated his voice to so great an extent that he could have made himself heard from one end of the world to the other.
The ancients considered the Pillars of Hercules the head of navigation and the end of the world.
With the sun for their guide, mare's flesh for food, their saddle- cloths for beds, -- as long as there is a little water, these men would penetrate to the end of the world.
There was a total absence of regard for appearances befitting a village at the end of the world, which had nothing beyond it, and no connection with any other place.
We are warned, if we betray the Brotherhood, or if we injure it by serving other interests, that we die by the principles of the Brotherhood--die by the hand of a stranger who may be sent from the other end of the world to strike the blow--or by the hand of our own bosom-friend, who may have been a member unknown to us through all the years of our intimacy.
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.
Trained by main force; broken, not bent; heavily ironed with an object on which I was never consulted and which was never mine; shipped away to the other end of the world before I was of age, and exiled there until my father's death there, a year ago; always grinding in a mill I always hated; what is to be expected from me in middle life?
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.
after that catastrophe end of the world - return to France - to old friendships, infinite kindness - but a life hollow, without occupation.
But it couldn't have been so very deep, could it, if you could go off to the other end of the world and leave me here alone.
Some say it's the end of the world, and be hanged if I don't think it looks like it
This rather gloomy scenario is on Keira's mind because it is the story behind her latest film release - Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World - in which she stars alongside Steve Carell.