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 Meanings and Examples of CATASTROPHE
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catastrophe
 n.  calamity; disaster; state of extreme ruin and misfortune
Classic Sentence: (52 in 4 pages)
1  This catastrophe made a great noise for some hours.
Candide By Voltaire
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2  There will be some sort of catastrophe in this town to-night.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—PRUDENCE COUNSELLED TO WISDOM.
3  We might almost affirm that Napoleon's catastrophe originated in that sign of a peasant's head.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
4  Each battalion of the Guard was commanded by a general for this final catastrophe.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE GUARD
5  We have described the catastrophe of the road of Ohain.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
6  And he had not even the time for deliberation, so great was the fury with which the scene before his eyes was hastening to its catastrophe.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
7  Extreme as was the crisis, inevitable as was the catastrophe, there was nothing here of the agony of the drowning man, who opens his horror-filled eyes under the water.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
8  It was about this epoch that Enjolras, in view of a possible catastrophe, instituted a kind of mysterious census.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—ENJOLRAS AND HIS LIEUTENANTS
9  The Thenardier catastrophe involved the catastrophe of Magnon.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE MALICIOUS PLAYFULNESS OF THE WIND
10  The nineteenth century has inherited and profited by its work, and to-day, the social catastrophe to which we lately alluded is simply impossible.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—SLANG WHICH WEEPS AND SLANG WHICH LAUGHS
11  After the Revolution of July, one was sensible only of deliverance; after the riots, one was conscious of a catastrophe.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER I—THE SURFACE OF THE QUESTION
12  The catastrophe had arrived sooner than he had dared to hope.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER III—WHILE COSETTE AND TOUSSAINT ARE ASLEEP
13  At the very sight of it, one felt the agonizing suffering in the immense faubourg, which had reached that point of extremity when a distress may become a catastrophe.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—THE CHARYBDIS OF THE FAUBOURG SAINT ANTOINE AND...
14  Then it becomes resigned, and stoically accepts catastrophe in lieu of triumph.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE N...
15  A priori, insurrection is repugnant to them, in the first place, because it often results in a catastrophe, in the second place, because it always has an abstraction as its point of departure.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE N...
Example Sentence:
1  The Black Sea is facing ecological catastrophe as a result of pollution.
2  The attempt to expand the business was a catastrophe for the firm.
3  The catastrophe of a tragedy usually brings death or ruin to the leading character.
4  If the contract is cancelled, it'll be a catastrophe for everyone concerned.
5  These policies could lead the country to environmental catastrophe.
6  Scientists are warning that unless carbon emissions are cut, we could be heading for an environmental catastrophe.
7  Until he saw the trapped wagons and animals, he did not realize the full extent of the catastrophe.
8  No object larger than a kilometre is expected to threaten Earth for several hundred years, meaning a global catastrophe is currently off the cards.
9  Luckey noted that had the spilling happened closer to Christmas, it would have been a catastrophe.
10  The 1906 San Francisco earthquake was a catastrophe that destroyed most of the city.
11  The minister gave a warning that if war broke out, it would be catastrophic.
12  His mother's untimely death had a catastrophic effect on him.
13  A tidal wave caused by the earthquake hit the coast causing catastrophic damage.
14  The most high-profile exercise is planned for central London where a catastrophic incident will be simulated shortly.
15  Global public-health authorities vowed to learn from previous catastrophic foul-up; a fresh outbreak of Ebola will reveal whether they have done so.