Last Judgment

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Last Judgment

n.
In Christianity and certain other religious traditions, the final judgment by God of all humankind.

Last Judgment

n
(Theology) the Last Judgment the occasion, after the resurrection of the dead at the end of the world, when, according to biblical tradition, God will decree the final destinies of all men according to the good and evil in their earthly lives. Also known as: the Last Day, Doomsday or Judgment Day

Last′ Judg′ment


n.
the final trial of all people, both the living and dead, at the end of the world.
[1550–60]
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Noun1.Last Judgment - (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 livesLast Judgment - (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
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
day - some point or period in time; "it should arrive any day now"; "after that day she never trusted him again"; "those were the days"; "these days it is not unusual"
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Calculating our rate of progress from the date of our departure, I found that we had just time, and no more, to reach London on the last day of the month.
After twice being delayed on the road, we arrived in London at three o'clock on the afternoon of the last day of the month.
The phrase, "at the month's end," meant, as I understood it, at the last hour of the last day in the month.
When the last day of term came he and Rose arranged by which train they should come back, so that they might meet at the station and have tea in the town before returning to school.
He wisely resolved to be particularly careful that no sign of admiration should NOW escape him, nothing that could elevate her with the hope of influencing his felicity; sensible that if such an idea had been suggested, his behaviour during the last day must have material weight in confirming or crushing it.
She kept thinking that it was the last day that they would be together in this altogether sweet and close intimacy.
On the last day, an event happened; on the last day, the long deferred promise of the future unexpectedly began to dawn.
The last day, clearer and colder than ever, gave perfect going, and they covered seventy miles.
Never was he more a god in Kama's mind than in the last days of the south-bound traverse, as the failing Indian watched him, ever to the fore, pressing onward with urgency of endurance such as Kama had never seen nor dreamed could thrive in human form.
This is the last day I shall burden your hospitality,' said she, as she seated herself at the table.
But it was startling to see this excellent hearted Quakeress coming on board, as she did the last day, with a long oil-ladle in one hand, and a still longer whaling lance in the other.
In this month I devoured all the 'Waverley novels,' but I must have been devouring a great many others, for Charles Reade's 'Christie Johnstone' is associated with the last moment of the last days.