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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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Numerology

  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. Peter Meyer:

    It was sort of a catastrophic impression of the forests, and that we really have to act to do something.

  2. Danny Russel:

    There is really nobody who does not want to see China held to account for the political coverup attempt, which slowed down international awareness and allowed the virus to spread. There is a resentment around the world, but I think you would be hard pressed to find a political leader in The United States or Europe who does not believe this anti-China push by The Trump administration is an entirely a political move. They are trying to deflect blame for the catastrophic incompetence of The Trump administration.

  3. Tony Schiena:

    What happens when Al Qaeda, ISIS, or other groups, the general public havent even heard of decide to plan another attack? What about white supremacist groups that have been and are a serious threat to national security, now more than ever, decide to go operational with their skilled members in various parts of the US? Fewer boots on the ground with decreased abilities will have catastrophic repercussions.

  4. The National Weather Service:

    Extremely dangerous flash flooding is ongoing along the Tittabawassee River in Midland County due to catastrophic dam failures at the Edenville and Sanford dams, this flooding will continue all along the length of the river in Midland County, and possibly extending into Saginaw county where a Flash Flood Watch is also in effect.

  5. Bruce Bergman:

    If a foreclosure runs afoul of the statute of limitations, it's a problem, if the court says the mortgage is gone because too much time has passed, it's gone. The loss, if it occurs, is catastrophic because it is complete.

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