catastrophically catastrophically

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with unfortunate consequences

Usage(s):

  1. In a complicated way, she turns out to be right, but only after she turns out to be catastrophically wrong.
  2. The widely held perception is that an airline crash is always a catastrophically fatal one.
  3. Nor do they care he was a catastrophically incompetent leader who more than the United States led to their downfall.

News

  • An Abundance Of Bad Decisions

    Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog , Fostering illusions of prosperity only further cripples our ability to make the necessary difficult decisions.   Have you ever noticed that the decisions made in times of abundance are generally bad?   Bad  might be too weak a word; catastrophically bad might be more accurate. This causal connection between abundance and flawed decision-making ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  1. "From a catastrophically flawed, unrealistically optimistic war plan to the administration's latest surge strategy, this administration has failed to employ and synchronize its political, economic and military power," Sanchez said.
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Ricardo Sanchez Source: Washington Post

  2. "A gear catastrophically failed," McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh told reporters. "We will be changing the box so we're going to take the hit of a gearbox change so Lewis will start from 20th place tomorrow."
    on Mar 28, 2009 By: Martin Whitmarsh Source: Reuters UK

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