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- n. Plural form of armageddon.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
At least in the popular conception of asteroid armageddons, this is not thecase.
And talking of major changes, armageddons and apocalypses, that might be the kind of thing that DC wants you to be thinking about these days.
You would apparently prefer if everyone in the world were a believer in your new environmental armageddons and sins.
How many armageddons are the fundie extremists gonna create before they figure out that the endtimes is nothing but fear factor?
After seeing so many big-budget Hollywood apocalypses and armageddons in which waves sweep across continents, there's an appealingly homespun aspect to von Trier's Götterdämmerung.
I suspect because special effects then was not quite up to scale, films which used nuclear armageddons did so only fleetingly like Mad Max and Planet Of The Apes which only hinted at this and stopped short of showing full blown nuclear devastation.
For those of you further unaware of this particular event brand, the series that DC designates with the term "crisis" tend to be reality-bending armageddons that posit the central importance of DC Comics icons in nothing less than the meaning of life itself.
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