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world-shattering

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective sufficiently significant to affect the whole world

Etymologies

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Examples

  • White House staff are often tempted to attribute world-shattering events to the words and vision offered by their boss years earlier.

    Obama in Cairo: Bold or timid?

  • The Atlantic World Reborn, in the second-floor Dexter Hall, traces the origins of the American Revolution and the shock waves its world-shattering call for individual liberty sent through the Atlantic world, especially in the French possession of Saint-Domingue the future Haiti, the location of the first successful slave revolt in 1804, the year of the NYHS's founding.

    Historical Resurrection

  • No, this headline-making outrage was all caused by the world-shattering news of -- can you guess?

    Mark Morford: I Am Outraged! Are You Not Outraged?

  • Think of the five minutes of “character development” shoehorned in between action scenes, or the huge, world-shattering events that somehow leave all the characters back in the same unchanged love triangle as before.

    2009 May «

  • No, this headline-making outrage was all caused by the world-shattering news of -- can you guess?

    Mark Morford: I Am Outraged! Are You Not Outraged?

  • No, this headline-making outrage was all caused by the world-shattering news of -- can you guess?

    Mark Morford: I Am Outraged! Are You Not Outraged?

  • While technically an alien invasion shocker, the film feels more like the original Night of the Living Dead, with the entire world-shattering incident being seen entirely through the eyes of Gibson's family as they hide in their farmhouse (it spawned a whole sub-genre of 'through their eyes/ears only' horror films, such as Cloverfield, Pontypool, and Legion).

    Scott Mendelson: Just in Time for Halloween: 10 of the Scariest Horror Films of the Last 20 Years.

  • While technically an alien invasion shocker, the film feels more like the original Night of the Living Dead, with the entire world-shattering incident being seen entirely through the eyes of Gibson's family as they hide in their farmhouse (it spawned a whole sub-genre of 'through their eyes/ears only' horror films, such as Cloverfield, Pontypool, and Legion).

    Scott Mendelson: Just in Time for Halloween: 10 of the Scariest Horror Films of the Last 20 Years.

  • While technically an alien invasion shocker, the film feels more like the original Night of the Living Dead, with the entire world-shattering incident being seen entirely through the eyes of Gibson's family as they hide in their farmhouse (it spawned a whole sub-genre of 'through their eyes/ears only' horror films, such as Cloverfield, Pontypool, and Legion).

    Scott Mendelson: Just in Time for Halloween: 10 of the Scariest Horror Films of the Last 20 Years.

  • Think of the five minutes of “character development” shoehorned in between action scenes, or the huge, world-shattering events that somehow leave all the characters back in the same unchanged love triangle as before.

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