Definition of empyrosis in English:

empyrosis

noun

rare
  • A large or widespread fire, a conflagration. Chiefly figurative.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Matthew Hale (1609–1676), judge and writer. From ancient Greek ἐμπύρωσις kindling, heating from Hellenistic Greek ἐμπυροῦν to set on fire + -σις.

Pronunciation

empyrosis

/ˌɛmpɪˈrəʊsɪs//ɛmˈpɪrəsɪs//ˌɛmpʌɪˈrəʊsɪs/