HyperDic: cataclysmic

English > 1 sense of the word cataclysmic:
ADJECTIVEallcataclysmic, cataclysmalseverely destructive
cataclysmic > pronunciation
Soundskae.tahklih'zmihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > cataclysmic: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningseverely destructive.
Examples
  • "cataclysmic nuclear war"
  • "a cataclysmic earthquake"
Synonymcataclysmal
BroaderdestructiveCausing destruction or much damage / damage
Spanishcatastrófico, devastador
Nounscataclysman event resulting in great loss and misfortune

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