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Found 3 items, similar to catastrophe.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: catastrophe bencana, petaka, prahara
English → English (WordNet) Definition: catastrophe catastrophe n 1: an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; “the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity”; “the earthquake was a disaster” [syn: calamity, disaster, tragedy, cataclysm] 2: a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune; “lack of funds has resulted in a catastrophe for our school system”; “his policies were a disaster” [syn: disaster] 3: a sudden violent change in the earth's surface [syn: cataclysm]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Catastrophe Catastrophe \Ca*tas"tro*phe\, n. [L. catastropha, Gr. ?, fr. ? to turn up and down, to overturn; kata` down + ? to turn.] 1. An event producing a subversion of the order or system of things; a final event, usually of a calamitous or disastrous nature; hence, sudden calamity; great misfortune. [1913 Webster] The strange catastrophe of affairs now at London. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster] The most horrible and portentous catastrophe that nature ever yet saw. --Woodward. [1913 Webster] 2. The final event in a romance or a dramatic piece; a denouement, as a death in a tragedy, or a marriage in a comedy. [1913 Webster] 3. (Geol.) A violent and widely extended change in the surface of the earth, as, an elevation or subsidence of some part of it, effected by internal causes. --Whewell. [1913 Webster]


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