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Meaning of "cataclysmal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CATACLYSMAL

cataclysmal  [ˌkætəˈklɪzməl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CATACLYSMAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cataclysmal is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CATACLYSMAL


abysmal
əˈbɪzməl
aneurismal
ˌænjəˈrɪzməl
aneurysmal
ˌænjəˈrɪzməl
baptismal
bæpˈtɪzməl
chiasmal
kaɪˈæzməl
chrismal
ˈkrɪzməl
coseismal
kəʊˈsaɪzməl
dismal
ˈdɪzməl
erythrismal
ˌɛrɪˈθrɪzməl
interparoxysmal
ˌɪntəˌpærəkˈsɪzməl
isoseismal
ˌaɪsəʊˈsaɪzməl
miasmal
maɪˈæzməl
mycoplasmal
ˌmaɪkəʊˈplæzməl
organismal
ˌɔːɡənˈɪzməl
paroxysmal
ˌpærəkˈsɪzməl
phantasmal
fænˈtæzməl
protoplasmal
ˌprəʊtəʊˈplæzməl
rheumatismal
ˌruːməˈtɪzməl
seismal
ˈsaɪzməl
strabismal
strəˈbɪzməl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CATACLYSMAL

catacaustic
catachresis
catachrestic
catachrestical
catachrestically
cataclases
cataclasis
cataclasm
cataclasmic
cataclastic
cataclinal
cataclysm
cataclysmic
cataclysmically
catacomb
catacombs
catacoustics
catacumbal
catadioptric
catadioptrical

WORDS THAT END LIKE CATACLYSMAL

abnormal
animal
catechismal
decimal
embolismal
fantasmal
formal
geothermal
hexadecimal
informal
mammal
maximal
minimal
Mustafa Kemal
normal
optimal
paranormal
primal
proximal
thermal

Synonyms and antonyms of cataclysmal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cataclysmal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CATACLYSMAL

Find out the translation of cataclysmal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cataclysmal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cataclysmal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

cataclysmal
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cataclysmal
570 millions of speakers

English

cataclysmal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cataclysmal
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

cataclysmal
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

cataclysmal
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cataclysmal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

cataclysmal
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cataclysmique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cataclysmal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

cataclysmal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

cataclysmal
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

cataclysmal
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cataclysmal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cataclysmal
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

cataclysmal
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रलयासंबंधी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cataclysmal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cataclysmal
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cataclysmal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

cataclysmal
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cataclysmal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατακλυσμιαίες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verpletterende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cataclysmal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cataclysmal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cataclysmal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CATACLYSMAL»

The term «cataclysmal» is used very little and occupies the 168.038 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CATACLYSMAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cataclysmal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CATACLYSMAL»

Discover the use of cataclysmal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cataclysmal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Truth About Everything
Theuniverseisvast and cataclysmal and you are an inconsequential speck in the span of it. And yet, you are still an integral and necessary being without whose presence theworld would not be howit is.Isn't that in itself miraculous? Our finite ...
Brianna Wiest
2
Ecology and Behaviour of Mesozoic Reptiles
Cataclysmal. Hypotheses. Geophysical surveys reveal that the earth's magnetic fields have become reversed on a number of occasions. Some physicists believe that this would have caused the van Allen belt to collapse and allowed cosmic ...
John L. Cloudsley-Thompson, 2005
3
A Treatise on the Chronology of Siriadic Monuments, ...
On the other hand, the adoption of the ecpyrosal number 43 into the cataclysmal column of time by the Samaritan, its rejec-" tion from the ecpyrosal column of time by Moses and Manetho, the adoption of twice the cataclysmal number of 16 ...
Hekekyan Bey, 1863
4
A treatise on the chronology of Siriadic Monuments, ...
On the other hand, the adoption of the ecpyrosal number 43 into the cataclysmal column of time by the Samaritan, its rejection from the ecpyrosal column of time by Moses and Manetho, the adoption of twice the cataclysmal number of 16 ...
5
Is Science Progressive?
Peirce's discussion is interesting especially for the reason that he makes an explicit distinction between genuinely evolutionary (Darwin, Lamarck) and revolutionary (cataclysmal) changes in science. It is related to more recent discussions: ...
I. Niiniluoto, 1984
6
The Secret Doctrine
The two interpreters are entirely at variance with one another. Lyell's solution is as follows. A disbeliever in cataclysmal changes, from the absence( ?) of any reliable historical data on the point, as well as from a strong bias to the Uniformitarian ...
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, Boris De Zirkoff, 1993
7
Science Fiction
had come to regard his earlier science fiction as largely escapist: 'The world in the presence of cataclysmal realities has no need of fresh cataclysmal fantasies.' In science fiction, too, this was the end of an era. Wells's is the last of the old-style , ...
Patrick Parrinder, 2013
8
Commies, Cowboys, and Jungle Queens: Comic Books and ...
... cataclysmal realities had no need for fresh cataclysmal fantasies. That game is over. Who wants the invented humours of Mr. Parham [a Wells character in a " sarcastic fantasy" about dictators) in Whitehall, when day by day we can watch Mr .
William W. Savage, 1990
9
International Socialist Review
The cataclysmal theory is at total variance with the theory of evolutionary economics. The cataclysmal theory of industrial economics is purely theoretical and sentimental. The evolutionary theory of industrial economics is on the contrary based ...
10
Pilgrims Through Space and Time: Trends and Patterns in ...
CHAPTER SIX Beyond the Mountains of the Moon Scientific Fiction, lplB H. G. Wells remarks in his Preface to Seven Famous Novels that he is through writing scientific fiction, for "The world in the presence of cataclysmal realities has no need ...
James Osler Bailey, 1972

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CATACLYSMAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cataclysmal is used in the context of the following news items.
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Max: Canine-infused family film ends on a pat note
The Disney film about an ill-fated Mastiff-Labrador in post-Civil War Texas was, in a word, cataclysmal. But it was also an essential lesson in life ... «The Globe and Mail, Jun 15»
2
Med City Movie Guy review: 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2' falls a little flat
A wacky mix-up of cataclysmal proportions ensues when he inadvertently loads one of Angelina Jolie's shopping bags into the trunk of Matt ... «Post-Bulletin, Apr 15»
3
The First People
... strata formed in a short period of time, a result of a rapid cataclysmal sedimentation for example, but not millions of years (Harold 1969; 1971, ... «Morocco World News, Dec 14»
4
Jenna von Oy's Blog: Why I'm Not Stressed over My Second Child
And by “thoroughly prepared,” I mean that I could have gone into labor during any number of catastrophic, cataclysmal conditions, and had all ... «People Magazine, Sep 14»
5
Clay Buchholz is Back—Are You Psyched?
Buchholz then has a wondrous stage set up for him as he looks to prove that he has solved whatever failed him during the early portion this cataclysmal season. «Boston.com, Jun 14»
6
There will be no stopping Blake Griffin
From gag to contender, a somnambulant frontcourt turned cataclysmal and gave way to the moniker: Lob City. Their appeal permeated ... «FanSided, Apr 14»
7
Doc Brown rides a DeLorean to CES 2014, brings rock and roll back …
Unlike we know whose marketing trick, which turned out to be a cataclysmal debacle. Some may argue there's no such thing as “bad” publicity, ... «VR-Zone, Jan 14»
8
Survachkas are a typically Bulgarian New Year tradition: ethnologist …
In folklore beliefs the New Year is a cataclysmal moment for nature and for the production of foods and goods as Bulgarian people have ... «Focus News, Dec 13»
9
India's Mobstac helps drive content across wider mobile audience
Yes, this isn't something that is cataclysmal or has just sprouted out of the blue. The future was already set to go mobile years ago, but the real ... «ZDNet, Oct 13»
10
Why Some Believe These 'End Times' Bible Verses Could Hold the …
“The Bible indicates clearly that Damascus will be utterly and completely destroyed at some point in the future — it will be a great cataclysmal ... «TheBlaze.com, Sep 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Cataclysmal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cataclysmal>. Aug 2019 ».
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