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synonyms for cataclysmic

  • calamitous
  • catastrophic
  • disastrous
  • fatal
  • ruinous
  • tragic
  • cataclysmal
  • catastrophal

antonyms for cataclysmic

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  • advantageous
  • blessed
  • fortunate
  • happy
  • successful
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How to use cataclysmic in a sentence

For years, alarming headlines have created a sort of drip of bad climate news, and in recent weeks, droughts, storms and fires have coalesced into one of the most cataclysmic seasons of climate-related extreme weather events in memory.
THE LATEST IPCC REPORT SAYS WE'RE PROBABLY GOING TO PASS THE 1.5°C CLIMATE THRESHOLD. WHAT'S NEXT?JUSTIN WORLANDAUGUST 9, 2021TIME
That means other cataclysmic events must have been major contributors, physicist Anton Wallner and colleagues report in the May 14 Science.
A STUDY OF EARTH’S CRUST HINTS THAT SUPERNOVAS AREN’T GOLD MINESEMILY CONOVERMAY 13, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Doucette said the result of all this could prove to be cataclysmic for employers, in that less access to mental health services could lead to lower levels of productivity and ultimately even greater expense for companies.
SHORTAGE IN MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FANS FLAMES OF EMPLOYEE BURNOUTJESSICA DAVIESAPRIL 12, 2021DIGIDAY
When astronomers saw the cataclysmic explosion, they at first thought it was something called a short gamma-ray burst, or GRB.
EXPLODING NEUTRON STAR PROVES TO BE ENERGY STANDOUT OF THE COSMOSLISA GROSSMANFEBRUARY 12, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Initial clinical trial victories can quickly swerve into cataclysmic failures.
IT’S THE NEW YEAR, AND PHARMA COMPANIES ARE ALREADY HIKING PRICES FOR POPULAR DRUGSSY MUKHERJEEJANUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
It had evolved out of a cataclysmic past, but it could not meet the challenge of the harshest environment.
STUDENT BODYFLOYD L. WALLACE
The sense of a cataclysmic disaster in death would pass and be replaced by a sense of the continuity of life.
OUR LADY SAINT MARYJ. G. H. BARRY
Its disappearance was rapid, but not in the opinion of most geologists cataclysmic, as suggested by Mr. Howorth.
MYTHICAL MONSTERSCHARLES GOULD
When as pagans they feel it, the expression is a cataclysmic war of conquest.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
The text may be given, since the effect was so tremendous and, indeed, cataclysmic.
A TATTER OF SCARLETS. R. CROCKETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CATACLYSMIC

  • adverse
  • afflictive
  • blighting
  • cataclysmic
  • catastrophic
  • deadly
  • deplorable
  • devastating
  • dire
  • fatal
  • grievous
  • harmful
  • heartbreaking
  • lamentable
  • messy
  • pernicious
  • regrettable
  • ruinous
  • unfavorable
  • unfortunate
  • woeful
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