Definitions for catastrophic

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word catastrophic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. catastrophic, ruinous(adj)

    extremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin

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


  1. catastrophic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a catastrophe.

  2. catastrophic(Adjective)

    Disastrous; ruinous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Catastrophic(adj)

    of a pertaining to a catastrophe

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Meteorologist Ivan Cabrera:

    This will not be a catastrophic storm.

  2. Salomon Miranda:

    Catastrophic flooding happens during droughts.

  3. Alien Life -RSB- Raymond:

    Any perturbation has the potential to have catastrophic consequences.

  4. Alexander Shpilman:

    Depleted wells have already been shut, there is nothing catastrophic about that.

  5. Phil Donahue:

    This was a catastrophic injury, tomas was imprisoned in bed. He couldn't even cough.

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