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catas·tro·phes

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of catastrophes in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of catastrophes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of catastrophes in a Sentence

  1. Pope Francis:

    The pace of consumption, waste and environmental change has so stretched the planet's capacity that our contemporary lifestyle, unsustainable as it is, can only precipitate catastrophes, such as those which even now periodically occur in different areas of the world, we need to reflect on our accountability before those who will have to endure the dire consequences.

  2. Georges Clemenceau:

    War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory.

  3. Viktor Frankl:

    Just as a small fire is extinguished by the storm whereas a large fire is enhanced by it-likewise a weak faith is weakened by predicament and catastrophes whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them.

  4. Jeff Zients:

    Moving forward, we will focus on immediate and emerging domestic and global biological threats and play a critical role in stopping this pandemic and preventing future biological catastrophes.

  5. Susan Sontag:

    AIDS occupies such a large part in our awareness because of what it has been taken to represent. It seems the very model of all the catastrophes privileged populations feel await them.

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