AskDefine | Define cataclysmal

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cataclysmal adj : severely destructive; "cataclysmic nuclear war"; "a cataclysmic earthquake" [syn: cataclysmic]

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  1. As destructive as a cataclysm.


  • 1861 Richard Owen - Palaeontology Or A Systematic Summary of Extinct Animals and Their Geological Relations
    That they have been exterminated by exceptional cataclysmal changes of the earth's surface has not been proved.


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