noncataclysmic

cataclysmic

[kat-uh-kliz-mik]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or resulting from a cataclysm.
2.
of the nature of, or having the effect of, a cataclysm: cataclysmic changes.
Also, cataclysmal.


Origin:
1850–55; cataclysm + -ic

cataclysmically, adverb
noncataclysmal, adjective
noncataclysmic, adjective
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cataclysmic

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