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cat·a·stroph·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catastrophic, ruinousadjective

    extremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin

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

Wiktionary

  1. catastrophicadjective

    Of or pertaining to a catastrophe.

  2. catastrophicadjective

    Disastrous; ruinous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Catastrophicadjective

    of a pertaining to a catastrophe

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of catastrophic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of catastrophic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of catastrophic in a Sentence

  1. Warren Hern:

    There are many, many reasons why women seek late abortion. And many of those reasons have to do with catastrophic fetal abnormalities that are not discovered until late in pregnancy.

  2. Meteorologist Ivan Cabrera:

    This will not be a catastrophic storm.

  3. Boris Johnson:

    I would just say to people in the United States that this is something that America historically does and has to do, and that is to step up for peace and freedom and democracy, and if we let Russian President Vladimir Putin get away with it, and just annex, conquer sizable parts of a free, independent, sovereign country, which is what Russian President Vladimir Putin is poised to do... then the consequences for the world are absolutely catastrophic.

  4. Chief Richard Biehl:

    Had this individual made it through the doorway of Ned Peppers with that level of weaponry, there would have been catastrophic injuries and a loss of life.

  5. Shelly Moore:

    I don't see this as a catastrophic election night, but you know wakeup calls sometimes come in a mid-term or a primary. This is probably a wakeup call for us to find our way back to that suburban voter.

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