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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cataclysmal, cataclysmicadjective

    severely destructive

    "cataclysmic nuclear war"; "a cataclysmic earthquake"


  1. cataclysmicadjective

    Of or pertaining to a cataclysm; causing great destruction or upheaval; catastrophic.

    It is believed that a cataclysmic impact caused the extinction of the dinosaurs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cataclysmicadjective

    of or pertaining to a cataclysm

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cataclysmic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cataclysmic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of cataclysmic in a Sentence

  1. The Witcher:

    As a lifelong fan of fantasy, I am beyond excited to tell the story' The Witcher : Blood Origin.' A question has been burning in my mind ever since I first read The Witcher books -- What was the Elven world really like before the cataclysmic arrival of the humans ? i've always been fascinated by the rise and fall of civilizations, how science, discovery, and culture flourish right before that fall. How vast swathes of knowledge are lost forever in such a short time, often compounded by colonization and a rewriting of history. Leaving only fragments of a civilization's true story behind.

  2. Heather Barr:

    It's absolutely cataclysmic, we don't have months or weeks to stem this emergency... we are in the emergency already.

  3. Leon Black:

    Clearly what you're seeing in the energy market with the cataclysmic fall in oil prices - halved in such a short period - I think you will have haves and have nots, we along with others in our industry are dusting off (opportunities).

  4. Mitch Ceasar:

    It's going to take some cataclysmic event -- getting hit over the head with a 2-by-4 -- to get them to say,' We have to go out there and protect the bottom of the ballot so we can grow people up,'.

  5. Defense Secretary James Mattis:

    We have seen them trying to bring advanced weaponry into Syria on its way to Lebanese Hezbollah in southern Lebanon, israel is not going to wait until those missiles are in the air. Will it be cataclysmic ? I hope not, I hope Iran pulls back.

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    having or resembling a stinger or barb
    • A. foreordained
    • B. aculeate
    • C. appellative
    • D. defiant

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