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- n. The Christian doctrine that sinners are permanently destroyed rather than being confined to Hell.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The denial of existence after death; the denial of immortality.
- n. In theology, the doctrine that for the incorrigibly wicked future punishment will end in annihilation. See annihilationist.
annihilation + -ism (Wiktionary)