Catastrophic and Devastating


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Catastrophic adjective – Bringing about ruin or misfortune.
Devastating is a synonym for catastrophic in disastrous topic. In some cases you can use "Devastating" instead an adjective "Catastrophic".
Nearby Word: catastrophe
Synonyms for Catastrophic


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Devastating adjective – Causing or tending to cause destruction.
Catastrophic is a synonym for devastating in destructive topic. You can use "Catastrophic" instead an adjective "Devastating", if it concerns topics such as disastrous.
Nearby Words: devastate, devastation, devastated, devastator
Synonyms for Devastating

Things that words describes

impact catastrophic impact devastating impact
attack catastrophic attack devastating attack
event catastrophic event devastating event
defeat catastrophic defeat devastating defeat
Other nouns: effect, accident, way, disaster, effects, injury, battle, failure, loss, wave, invasion, explosion, damage, losses, results, earthquake, war, consequences, events, floods, storms, explosions, earthquakes.
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