Antichrist

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an·ti·christ

 (ăn′tĭ-krīst′, ăn′tī-)
n.
1. Antichrist The great enemy of Christ expected by the early Church and historically by many branches of Christianity to rise to power in the last days before the Second Coming.
2. One who actively denies or opposes Christianity.
3. A false Christ.

[Middle English Antecrist, from Old French and from Old English, both from Late Latin Antichrīstus, from Late Greek Antikhrīstos : Greek anti-, anti- + Greek Khrīstos, Christ; see Christ.]

Antichrist

(ˈæntɪˌkraɪst)
n
1. (Bible) New Testament the antagonist of Christ, expected by early Christians to appear and reign over the world until overthrown at Christ's Second Coming
2. (Theology) (sometimes not capital) an enemy of Christ or Christianity
ˌAntiˈchristian adj

An•ti•christ

(ˈæn tɪˌkraɪst)

n.
1. a personage or power expected to corrupt the world but be conquered by Christ's Second Coming.
2. (often l.c.)
a. any opponent of or disbeliever in Christ.
b. a false Christ.
[before 1150; Middle English, Old English < Late Latin Antichrīstus < Late Greek Antíchrīstos]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Antichrist - (Christianity) the adversary of Christ (or Christianity) mentioned in the New Testament; the Antichrist will rule the world until overthrown by the Second Coming of Christ
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
Translations
Antikristus
Antikrist
Antikrist

Antichrist

[ˈæntɪkraɪst] NAnticristo m

Antichrist

nAntichrist m

Antichrist

[ˈæntɪˌkraɪst] n the Antichristl'Anticristo
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