Definition of Day of reckoning

1. 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.

2. Noun. An unpleasant or disastrous destiny. "That's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world"
Exact synonyms: Doom, Doomsday, End Of The World
Generic synonyms: Destiny, Fate
Derivative terms: Doom

Definition of Day of reckoning

1. Noun. (Christianity) is the final and eternal judgment by God of all nations.[ Catholic Encyclopedia: General Judgment] ¹

2. Noun. Any time or event at which responsibility will be assigned. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Day Of Reckoning

day hospital
day in, day out
day in and day out
day in day out
day in the sun
day jessamine
day job
day labor
day laborer
day laborers
day labourer
day late, dollar short
day lily
day neutral plant
day nursery
day of reckoning (current term)
day of remembrance
day of rest
day of the month
day of the week
day off
day one
day or night
day out
day pack
day packs
day pupil
day pupils
day release
day residue

Literary usage of Day of reckoning

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1. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot (1920)
"CHAPTER VII A day of reckoning Mr. Tulliver was an essentially sober man—able to take his glass and not averse to it, but never exceeding the bounds of ..."

2. Egypt and the Egyptian Question by Donald Mackenzie Wallace (1883)
"... the sugar trick—The day of reckoning—Tricky attempts to cheat Mephistopheles of his bond —Constitutional government—Deposition of Ismail—Ismail's reign ..."

3. To Die Before Death: The Sufi Way of Life by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (1997)
"People talk about some other Day of Reckoning, Qiyamah. They have been saying that for the ... The day each individual dies is his own day of reckoning. ..."

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