Meaning of young-earth in English:


Pronunciation /ˌjʌŋ ˈəːθ/


  • Attributive Designating a form of creationism which holds that the universe and living organisms were divinely created relatively recently and within a comparatively short period of time; of or relating to this belief.

    Young-earth creationism typically arises from a literal interpretation of the Biblical account of creation and its narrative of early human history, from which the Earth is deduced to be some six to ten thousand years old.


1970s. From young + earth.