annihilationism

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annihilation +‎ -ism

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annihilationism (uncountable)

  1. (theology) The Christian doctrine that sinners are permanently destroyed rather than being confined to Hell.
  2. (politics) Advocacy of, or a policy of, annihilating a certain (racial, religious, etc) group; eliminationism.
    • 2014, Linda S Katz, The Holocaust: Memories, Research, Reference (Routledge, →ISBN), page 94:
      If genocide and, hence, the Holocaust in particular, are to be better understood, then the roots of annihilationism—the origins of ultra-extreme intolerance—need to be explored.

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