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catastrophe

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of catastrophe

  1. 1 a sudden violent event that brings about great loss or destruction more than one natural catastrophe has threatened to destroy their farm over the years Synonyms of catastrophe apocalypse, calamity, cataclysm, disaster, debacle (also débâcle), tragedyWords Related to catastrophe bloodbath, collapse, crash, meltdown; Armageddon, doomsday, end-time; convulsion, paroxysm, upheaval; accident, casualty, fatality; misadventure, mischance, misfortune, mishap; blast, blow, double whammy, one-two (or one-two punch)Near Antonyms of catastrophe godsend, manna, windfall

  2. 2 something that has failed the movie was a catastrophe, nearly bankrupting the studio that produced it Synonyms of catastrophe bomb, bummer, bust, failure, clinker, clunker, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, fiasco, fizzle, flop, frost, lemon, loser, miss, shipwreck, turkey, washoutWords Related to catastrophe also-ran, disappointment, dog, has-been, near miss; botch, hash, mess, muddle, shambles; nonevent; nonstarterNear Antonyms of catastrophe corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, phenomenonAntonyms of catastrophe blockbuster, hit, smash, success, winner



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