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Catastrophic

Apr 27, 2016 12:13 IST

    Meaning: of the nature of a catastrophe, or disastrous event

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    The 2012 movie predicts an unavoidable catastrophe in near future due to human activities.

    Pronunciation: kat-uh-strof-ik

    Usage/Example: 1. A Latvian farm worker driving in Scotland for the first time killed a Perthshire father in a "catastrophic" collision (Source: BBC News)

    2. Former amateur cyclist and drugs cheat Dan Stevens has accused UK Anti-Doping of a “catastrophic failure”. (Source: The Guardian)

    3. A mind-reading system offers a potential breakthrough for catastrophic spinal injuries. (Source: Toronto Star)

    Related Words (Synonyms)

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