catastrophic

adjective

cat·​a·​stroph·​ic ˌkat-ə-ˈsträf-ik How to pronounce catastrophic (audio)
1
: of, relating to, resembling, or resulting in catastrophe
2
of an illness : financially ruinous

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“Catastrophic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/catastrophic. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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