(Christianity, Islam) The final and eternal judgment by God of all nations; Final Judgment.
(by extension) Any time or event at which responsibility will be assigned.
Other Word Forms
days of reckoning
Day-of-reckoning Sentence Examples
Instead of facing the difficulties, the president preferred to put off the day of reckoning by flooding the country with inconvertible notes, with the result that the financial crisis became more and more aggravated.
But the day of reckoning could not be postponed for ever; and when the estates met in 1765 it brought the Caps into power at last.