HyperDic: catastrophic

English > 1 sense of the word catastrophic:
ADJECTIVEallcatastrophic, ruinousextremely harmful
catastrophic > pronunciation
Soundskae.tahstraa'fihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > catastrophic: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningExtremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin.
Examples
  • "a catastrophic depression"
  • "catastrophic illness"
Synonymruinous
BroaderharmfulCausing or capable of causing harm
Spanishcataclísmico, catastrófico, ruinoso
Catalancataclísmic, catastròfic, ruinós
Adverbscatastrophicallywith unfortunate / unfortunate consequences

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