catastrophic

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Etymology[edit]

From catastrophe +‎ -ic.

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  • IPA(key): /kætəˈstɹɒfɪk/
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  • Rhymes: -ɒfɪk

Adjective[edit]

catastrophic (comparative more catastrophic, superlative most catastrophic)

  1. Of or pertaining to a catastrophe.
  2. Disastrous; ruinous.
  3. From which recovery is impossible.
    catastrophic failure

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