Definition of 'cataclysmic'
Example sentences containing 'cataclysmic'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Yet she did not view defeat as a cataclysmic disaster and accepted that it is all part of her tennis education. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So cataclysmic was the change that the Germans coined the phrase "zero hour". The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)That would in effect force them to hive off their audit arms, a cataclysmic change to their business model. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These leaders were revolutionary, cataclysmic, change agents. Christianity Today (2000)Why did the Cold War fail to turn into a cataclysmic third world war? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Give us a perfect storm of rolling, cataclysmic disasters, and we show you a poker face. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Trends of 'cataclysmic'
Used Occasionally. cataclysmic is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of cataclysmic from the Collins English Dictionary
Fed up with the great British weather? Here’s how to afford that dream summer escape
From planning early to knowing where to look, these top tips will help you fulfil your summer holiday desires
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.