Meaning of apocalyptically in English:


Pronunciation /əˌpɒkəˈlɪptɪkli/


See apocalyptic

‘We gazed across the loch at Ben Lomond, which for once, in this apocalyptically bad summer, was gloriously free from cloud and touched lightly by skinny bands of sunlight.’
  • ‘It reduced scores of buildings to dust, ignited fires that raged apocalyptically for four days, and cut San Francisco off from all outside communication.’
  • ‘But the poet's vision darkens apocalyptically in The Lice, which seems written under the shadow of planetary extinction.’
  • ‘He talked angrily - almost apocalyptically - about the threats facing developing countries.’
  • ‘The BBC radio news yesterday evening was apocalyptically depressing.’