Definition of Catastrophes

1. Noun. (plural of catastrophe) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of catastrophë) ¹

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Definition of Catastrophes

1. catastrophe [n] - See also: catastrophe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catastrophes

catarrhs
catarrhy
catasta
catastalsis
catastaltic
catastas
catastases
catastasis
catastate
catastates
catasterism
catasterisms
catastrophal
catastrophe
catastrophe theory
catastrophes (current term)
catastrophic
catastrophic illness
catastrophic kill
catastrophic reaction
catastrophically
catastrophism
catastrophisms
catastrophist
catastrophists
catastrophization
catastrophizations
catastrophize
catastrophizes
catatectic

Literary usage of Catastrophes

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1. History of the Inductive Sciences, from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1894)
"Of the Doctrine of Geological catastrophes. THAT great changes, of a kind and intensity quite different from the common course of events, and which may ..."

2. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1857)
"... Doctrine of Geological catastrophes. THAT great changes, of a kind and intensity quite different from the common course of events, and which may ..."

3. Indications of the Creator: Extracts, Bearing Upon Theology, from the by William Whewell (1845)
"DOCTRINE OF catastrophes AND OF UNIFORMITY. 1. Doctrine of catastrophes.—The attempts to frame a theory of the earth have brought into view two completely ..."

4. An Outline of Mineralogy and Geology: Intended for the Use of Those who May by William Phillips (1816)
"What has been the agent employed in the production of these catastrophes, is most obvious. It is not to be doubted that there have been successive ..."

5. The Theological and Literary Journal (1861)
"... a general unity of design, and catastrophes of higher import and more thrilling inter- est than all the catastrophes of other epics united. ..."

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