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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kat-uh-strof-ik]
    • /ˌkæt əˈstrɒf ɪk/
    • /kætəˈstrɒfɪklɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kat-uh-strof-ik]
    • /ˌkæt əˈstrɒf ɪk/

Definitions of catastrophically word

  • adjective catastrophically of the nature of a catastrophe, or disastrous event; calamitous: a catastrophic failure of the dam. 1
  • noun catastrophically In a catastrophic manner. 1

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Parts of speech for Catastrophically


catastrophically popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 62% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for catastrophically

adverb catastrophically

  • disastrously — causing great distress or injury; ruinous; very unfortunate; calamitous: The rain and cold proved disastrous to his health.
  • calamitously — In a calamitous manner.
  • terribly — in a terrible manner.
  • appallingly — causing dismay or horror: an appalling accident; an appalling lack of manners.
  • ruinous — bringing or tending to bring ruin; destructive; disastrous: a ruinous war.

Antonyms for catastrophically

adverb catastrophically

  • fortunately — having good fortune; receiving good from uncertain or unexpected sources; lucky: a fortunate young actor who got the lead in the play.

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