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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cataclysmic mean? 

CATACLYSMIC (adjective)
  The adjective CATACLYSMIC has 1 sense:

1. severely destructive

  Familiarity information: CATACLYSMIC used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CATACLYSMIC (adjective)

Sense 1cataclysmic [BACK TO TOP]


Severely destructive


cataclysmal; cataclysmic

Context examples:

cataclysmic nuclear war / a cataclysmic earthquake


destructive (causing destruction or much damage)

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