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synonyms for cataclysmal

  • calamitous
  • cataclysmic
  • catastrophal
  • catastrophic
  • devastating
  • disastrous
  • fatal
  • ruinous
  • tragic
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How to use cataclysmal in a sentence

Indian legends mention a great cataclysmal outburst at an earlier period.
MOUNT RAINIERVARIOUS
"I'm ———," said Sir John Gotch, meditating some cataclysmal expletive.
THE WONDERFUL VISITHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
It is, in fact, nothing but one cataclysmal bang and shriek of shells and shrapnel.
A WOMAN'S EXPERIENCE IN THE GREAT WARLOUISE MACK
Ten seconds later this cataclysmal lunatic had reverted to sanity—a rather sheepish sanity.
THE SECRET PLACES OF THE HEARTH. G. WELLS
Very rarely is there a spate, an upheaval, and a cataclysmal sweep that bursts the ice and ends its reign in an hour or two.
ROLF IN THE WOODSERNEST THOMPSON SETON
So the worship which many render to the unexplained, the fantastic, the cataclysmal—this is the awe that is born of ignorance.
THE STORY OF THE MINDJAMES MARK BALDWIN
Lyall in England had shown that geological formations were evolutionary rather than cataclysmal.
BROWNING AND HIS CENTURYHELEN ARCHIBALD CLARKE
Somehow I could not bring myself to think of my relation to him as involving cataclysmal changes.
A WOMAN OF GENIUSMARY AUSTIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CATACLYSMAL

  • calamitous
  • cataclysmal
  • catastrophal
  • catastrophic
  • disastrous
  • fatal
  • ruinous
  • tragic
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.