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Armageddon vs Apocalypse – What’s the difference?

Armageddon vs Apocalypse - What's the difference?
Apocalypse is a synonym of armageddon. Armageddon is a synonym of apocalypse. As nouns the difference between armageddon and apocalypse is that armageddon is (armageddon) while apocalypse is a revelation.



Proper noun

(en proper noun )

  • (Christianity, Islam) The site of a prophesied final battle between the forces of good and evil.
  • (lb) The battle itself.
  • Synonyms

    * Apocalypse, Final Judgment

    Coordinate terms

    * Ragnarok (Norse mythology)
    * day of reckoning, doomsday, judgement day, end times, end of the world

    Derived terms

    * Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse




    (en noun )

  • A revelation.
  • The early development of Perl 6 was punctuated by a series of apocalypses by Larry Wall.
  • (Christianity) The unveiling of events prophesied in the ; the second coming and the end of life on Earth; global destruction.
  • A disaster; a cataclysmic event.
  • * 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 699:
  • The Spanish mission in America soon became not so much crusade as apocalypse .


    * armageddon
    * doomsday
    * judgement day
    * nuclear holocaust
    * Ragnarok (Ragnarök)
    * Final Judgment
    * end times
    * eschaton

    Derived terms

    * apocalyptic
    * apocalypticism
    * snowpocalypse