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cat·a·stroph·ic

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. catastrophicadjective

    Synonyms:
    catastrophal

  2. catastrophicadjective

    Of or pertaining to a catastrophe.

    Synonyms:
    catastrophal

  3. catastrophicadjective

    Disastrous; ruinous.

    Synonyms:
    catastrophal

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. catastrophic, ruinousadjective

    extremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin

    "a catastrophic depression"; "catastrophic illness"; "a ruinous course of action"

    Synonyms:
    blasting, ruinous

    Antonyms:
    harmless

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  1. devasting

    Submitted by anonymous on December 17, 2019  

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How to use catastrophic in a sentence?

  1. RAMANA PEMMARAJU:

    When psychologically unfit form the majority in any sect, and yet proclaim to be the only fittest, will not only be a threat to the existence of the sane minority, but are surely catastrophic for the human race as a whole!”

  2. Jake Sullivan:

    If Russia crosses this line, there will be catastrophic consequences for Russia. The United States will respond decisively.

  3. Michael Belchick:

    They sit in close proximity and pass ich from fish to fish, what we're seeing could be catastrophic.

  4. Viral Acharya:

    The risks of undermining the central bank's independence are potentially catastrophic.

  5. Dana Weigel:

    It does mean penetration but it doesn't mean it's a catastrophic penetration, there's a certain size of penetration that is supportable. There's an emergency oxygen package on the suit that would feed it for a while. When we talk about EVA risk, it's generally around 1 in 2,700, so that's considered the risk of having some size of a penetration over the course over the duration of the six and a half hour EVA.


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