What are some opposite words for cataclysm?

Antonyms for cataclysm
ˈkæt əˌklɪz əm

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term cataclysm.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. catastrophe, cataclysm(noun)

    a sudden violent change in the earth's surface

    Synonyms:
    disaster, catastrophe, tragedy, calamity

  2. calamity, catastrophe, disaster, tragedy, cataclysm(noun)

    an event resulting in great loss and misfortune

    "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"

    Synonyms:
    disaster, catastrophe, tragedy, calamity

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cataclysm

    A cataclysm or catastrophe is some great convulsion or momentous event that may or may not be a cause of misery to man. In calamity, or disaster, the thought of human suffering is always present. It has been held by many geologists that numerous catastrophes or cataclysms antedated the existence of man. In literature, the final event of a drama is the catastrophe, or denouement. Misfortune ordinarily suggests less of suddenness and violence than calamity or disaster, and is especially applied to that which is lingering or enduring in its effects. In history, the end of every great war or the fall of a nation is a catastrophe, tho it may not be a calamity. Yet such an event, if not a calamity to the race, will always involve much individual disaster and misfortune. Pestilence is a calamity; a defeat in battle, a shipwreck, or a failure in business is a disaster; sickness or loss of property is a misfortune; failure to meet a friend is a mischance; the breaking of a teacup is a mishap.

    Antonyms:
    benefit, blessing, boon, comfort, favor, help, pleasure, privilege, prosperity, success

    Synonyms:
    calamity, catastrophe, denouement, disaster, mischance, misfortune, mishap, sequel

    Preposition:
    The catastrophe of a play; of a siege; rarely, to a person, etc.

Editors Contribution

  1. miracle

    a miracle is perceived as being helpful, good, saving grace.

    it was a miracle that she survived. it was a miracle that he parted the water so the people could escape capture. it is a miracle that 10,000 devotees came to pray at the wailing wall for water - and it came.

    Submitted by anonymous on October 13, 2020  

How to use cataclysm in a sentence?

  1. Edward Gray:

    Every time Europeans did this, it was an absolute cataclysm, there was no record of anyone exploring the Pacific without massive loss of life.

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