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Definition of cataclysm

What is the definition of "cataclysm"?
  • cat•a•clysmnoun
  • 1. A violent upheaval that causes great destruction or brings about a fundamental change.
    2. A violent and sudden change in the earth's crust.
    3. A devastating flood.

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  • "Some people swore the year 2000 would bring technological chaos, or an old-fashioned End of the Word cataclysm."

    "The much-debated computer worm may have headed off a conflagration that would have rendered the word cataclysm a pale understatement."

    "We appear to be headed for something where the word cataclysm seems terrifyingly appropriate."

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