antichrist etymology

English word antichrist comes from English anti-, English Christ

Detailed word origin of antichrist

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
anti- English (eng) (immunology) That reacts with immunoglobins found in the specified animal.. Against, hostile to.. Contrasting with the norm.. Counteracting, neutralizing.. Opposite of, reverse.. Physically opposite: applied to mountain ranges.. Related to antiparticles.
Christ English (eng) (arts) A figure or other artistic depiction of Jesus Christ. An expletive. (Christianity) A title given to Jesus of Nazareth, seen as the fulfiller of the messianic prophecy; often treated as a personal name.. A surname​.. The anointed one or messiah predicted in the Hebrew Bible.
antichrist English (eng) One who works against the teachings of Christ.

Words with the same origin as antichrist

Descendants of anti-
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Descendants of Christ
Antichrist Nicene Creed christfag crikey gadzooks