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peri- (near) +‎ apocalyptic

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peri-apocalyptic (comparative more peri-apocalyptic, superlative most peri-apocalyptic)

  1. During an apocalypse
    • 2012 January 28, Lewis, Peter Joseph, quoting Mathieu Gallant, “Mathieu Gallant - Outage”, in Why Did You Write That?[1]:
      Outage is 150,000 word novel of a genre I’d call peri-apocalyptic. It’s not post-apocalyptic because it doesn’t take place after the “end of the world,” but during.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:peri-apocalyptic.

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