- an international economic cataclysm
Examples of cataclysm in a Sentence
floods, earthquakes, and other cataclysms
The country barely survived the cataclysm of war.
The revolution could result in worldwide cataclysm.
Recent Examples of cataclysm from the Web
That cosmic cataclysm changed the Milky Way’s structure forever, shaping the thick spirals that spin out from the supermassive black hole at the galaxy’s core.
President Trump's defeat of Clinton is depicted as the cataclysm that allows China to take center stage culturally and politically.
Titled For Honor: Marching Fire, apparently the cataclysm is now bringing China into the fray.
That history makes clear that short of a major cultural cataclysm, Democrats are going to pick up seats.
The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual singing competition created by the European Broadcasting Union in 1956 to try to prevent another cataclysm like World War II.
The new eruption did not have the explosive force of the cataclysm a week ago, when the mountain blew up with an energy scientists computed as equal to a major nuclear blast.
There had been no earthquakes or other precursory activity to warn authorities of the cataclysm to come.
An adaptation of András Szekér’s novel, the thriller takes place in the shadow of looming cataclysm as Hungary grows closer to Hitler’s Germany.
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CATACLYSM Defined for English Language Learners
: something that causes great destruction, violence, etc.
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