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postapocalyptic

Definitions

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  • adj. Occurring after an apocalypse or catastrophic event.

Etymologies

post- +‎ apocalyptic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sub-Ministry industrial grind is a favorite, though overdriven drum machines have never signified "postapocalyptic" to anybody but self-pitying goth kids with hyperactive imaginations.

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  • The Brooklyn Bridge is as picturesque as any Romantic ruin but also right out of a postapocalyptic sci-fi film.

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  • As a new father going through a hard time, I was extraordinarily moved by McCarthy's celebration of the love between man and son in a desolated postapocalyptic world.

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  • The form of the narrative itself is a symbol—a circle beginning and ending with a postapocalyptic society in which the sexes are divided and a war has already been waged.

    So Much Pretty

  • 'The Stand' in development CBS Films and Warner Bros. are co-producing Mr. King's 1978 postapocalyptic epic, and Ben Affleck is in talks to direct.

    Crossing Over: A Novelist at the Movies

  • I picked up a postapocalyptic novel, one of my favorite SF subgenres.

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  • Giving the subject postapocalyptic trappings promises fresh interest, but it also seems to require some sort of apposite revelation or philosophical conjecture.

    Into Thin Air

  • There seems to be a trend these days with postapocalyptic dystopian novels.

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  • As for the barely floating "fleet," it makes the postapocalyptic boats in "Waterworld" look like Chris-Craft Corsairs.

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  • "The Night Circus" has elements of Harry Potter (magic), "Twilight" (forbidden romance) and the postapocalyptic young-adult trilogy "The Hunger Games" (a high-stakes competition).

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