Definition of apocalyptically in English:

apocalyptically

adverb

  • See apocalyptic

    • ‘It reduced scores of buildings to dust, ignited fires that raged apocalyptically for four days, and cut San Francisco off from all outside communication.’
    • ‘The BBC radio news yesterday evening was apocalyptically depressing.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

apocalyptically

/əˌpɒkəˈlɪptɪkli/