millenarianism

millennialism

[mi-len-ee-uh-liz-uhm]
noun
a belief in the millennium.
Also called millenarianism [mil-uh-nair-ee-uh-niz-uhm] .


Origin:
1905–10; millennial + -ism

millennialist, noun
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millenarianism (ˌmɪlɪˈnɛərɪəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
1.  Christianity the belief in a future millennium following the Second Coming of Christ during which he will reign on earth in peace: based on Revelation 20:1--5
2.  any belief in a future period of ideal peace and happiness

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