As adjectives the difference between catastrophic and catastrophist
is that catastrophic
is of or pertaining to a catastrophe while catastrophist
is of, having, or being a theory that explains a situation by positing one or more catastrophic events, as opposed to gradual changes.
As a noun catastrophist is
a catastrophist person: a person who subscribes to a catastrophist theory.
Of or pertaining to a catastrophe.
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- The reason why Jon & Kate Plus 8'' is such a hot topic is because it might all be a sham. It’s been claimed that Jon has a string of mistresses, that Kate had an affair with her bodyguard and that Baby Number Six''' is actually a shaved Ewok with a ' catastrophic heroin addiction. Or something.
Of, having, or being a theory that explains a situation by positing one or more catastrophic events, as opposed to gradual changes.
* (of a theory positing catastrophes) gradualist
A catastrophist person: a person who subscribes to a catastrophist theory.
* (a catastrophist person) gradualist