catastrophical love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as catastrophic.


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  • Despite all the “catastrophical” claims about methane being released from melting permafrost, and despite increasing human-related methane emissions, methane concentration rising is slowing if not almost stopped in recent years:

    Unthreaded #9 « Climate Audit

  • Soweto residents for municipal services were in "catastrophical decline" and evidence that the Masekhane campaign had failed dismally.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • At seventeen such things are not embarrassing; they are catastrophical.


  • In her face he read instantly that something serious had happened; something serious if not catastrophical: but with finger on lip she enjoined silence and led the way to the parlour.

    The Mayor of Troy

  • 'Edelweiss,' which, though the story was somewhat too catastrophical, seemed to me admirably good and true.

    My Literary Passions

  • Vernon has what a Lord Bellamont (famous in my day and before it for profligacy and affectation) used to call such 'a catastrophical countenance 'that one cannot reconcile oneself to her being married and settled like her sober neighbors.

    Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume V (of 10)

  • Well, with any normal band the consequences could be catastrophical.


  • It may seem that four degree change will lead to not so vivid chnges but in reality it will cause catastrophical damages in many regoins on th eEarth and especially it will make great sufferings to the poorest parts of the world … Many programs are taken but people all over the world do so little to prevent the warming … - home

  • In 20 years time, problems related to immigration in Malta will be by far worse than the catastrophical ones the UK has been facing over these last 30 years.

  • Paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould says that the dynamics of evolution fundamentally depends the random catastrophical events that exterminate whole branches of the tree of life forms.

    Planet TW


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