A denier or adversary of Christ Specif outstanding antagonist individual or energy anticipated to precede Christs second coming
- (Christianity) the adversary of Christ (or Christianity) pointed out within the New-Testament; the Antichrist will rule the entire world until overthrown by the Second Coming of Christ
- A denier or adversary of Christ. Specif.: outstanding antagonist, person or energy, expected to precede Christ's second coming.
An adversary to Christ.
Name Origin: Biblical
Name Gender: Male
c.1300, from belated Latin antichristus, from Greek antikhristos [I John ii:18], from anti- "against" (see anti-) + khristos (see Christ).
(n.) A denier or opponent of Christ. Specif.: A great antagonist, individual or power, likely to precede Christ's second coming.
He himself turned for consolation to the Apocalypse, and succeeded in persuading himself (Accomplissement des prophesies, 1686) that the overthrow of Antichrist (i.e.