Last Judgment
noun Date: 14th century the judgment of mankind before God at the end of the world

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Last Judgment — noun (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 • Syn: ↑Judgment Day, ↑Judgement Day, ↑Day of Judgment, ↑Day of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Last Judgment —    The term refers to the Christian tenet that, at the end of time, Christ will return to judge mankind. The blessed will be taken up to heaven and the sinners sent to hell, where they will be punished for eternity. The subject, common in art,… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

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  • Last Judgment — Last′ Judg′ment n. rel the final trial of all people, both the living and dead, at the end of the world • Etymology: 1550–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • last judgment —    See judgment, final; judgment, last …   Glossary of theological terms

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