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Meaning of CATASTROPHIC

Pronunciation:  `katu'strâfik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  extremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin; "a catastrophic depression"; "catastrophic illness"; "a ruinous course of action"
 

CATASTROPHIC is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: harmful, ruinous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cat`a*stroph"ic\, a.
Of a pertaining to a catastrophe. --B. Powell.

 
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 Related Terms: baneful, black, calamitous, cataclysmal, cataclysmic, consuming, consumptive, deadly, demolishing, demolitionary, depredatory, desolating, destroying, destructive, devastating, dire, disastrous, doomful, fatal, fateful, fratricidal, grievous, insurrectionary, internecine, nihilist, nihilistic, radical, ravaging, revolutional, revolutionary, revulsionary, revulsive, ruining, ruinous, self-destructive, subversionary, subversive, suicidal, sweeping, tragic, transilient, vandalic, vandalish, vandalistic, wasteful, wasting, withering, wreckful
 

 

 

 

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