Worder - English dictionary
Worder Dictionary

All English words - page 851

Meanings of Cataphracta:

noun

A soldier in full armour.

Usage examples:

Roman cataphracts wore similar armour from the second century ad, and transmitted the tradition of …

Meanings of Cataphracted:

noun

A soldier in full armour.

Usage examples:

Roman cataphracts wore similar armour from the second century ad, and transmitted the tradition of …

Meanings of Cataphracti:

noun

A soldier in full armour.

Usage examples:

Roman cataphracts wore similar armour from the second century ad, and transmitted the tradition of …

Cataplasm

ˈkatəplaz(ə)m

Meanings of Cataplasm:

noun

A plaster or poultice.

Usage examples:

Pliny says, in so many words, that the cerates and cataplasms, plasters, collyria, and antidotes, s…

Meanings of Cataplexy:

noun

A medical condition in which strong emotion or laughter causes a person to suffer sudden physical collapse though remaining conscious.

Usage examples:

Not enough people suffer from cataplexy for a major drug company to bother investing in research an…

Meanings of Catapult:

noun

A forked stick with an elastic band fastened to the two prongs, used by children for shooting small stones.

Usage examples:

Last year a man lost the sight in his left eye after he answered a knock at his door and was hit by…
verb

Hurl or launch (something) with or as if with a catapult.

Usage examples:

The explosion catapulted the car 30 yards along the road

Catapulted

ˈkatəpʌlt

Meanings of Catapulted:

verb

Hurl or launch (something) with or as if with a catapult.

Usage examples:

The explosion catapulted the car 30 yards along the road
noun

A forked stick with an elastic band fastened to the two prongs, used by children for shooting small stones.

Usage examples:

Last year a man lost the sight in his left eye after he answered a knock at his door and was hit by…

Catapulting

ˈkatəpʌlt

Meanings of Catapulting:

verb

Hurl or launch (something) with or as if with a catapult.

Usage examples:

The explosion catapulted the car 30 yards along the road
noun

A forked stick with an elastic band fastened to the two prongs, used by children for shooting small stones.

Usage examples:

Last year a man lost the sight in his left eye after he answered a knock at his door and was hit by…

Meanings of Catapults:

noun

A forked stick with an elastic band fastened to the two prongs, used by children for shooting small stones.

Usage examples:

Last year a man lost the sight in his left eye after he answered a knock at his door and was hit by…
verb

Hurl or launch (something) with or as if with a catapult.

Usage examples:

The explosion catapulted the car 30 yards along the road

Meanings of Cataract:

noun

A medical condition in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively opaque, resulting in blurred vision.

Usage examples:

She had cataracts in both eyes

Catarrh

kəˈtɑːr

Meanings of Catarrh:

noun

Excessive discharge or build-up of mucus in the nose or throat, associated with inflammation of the mucous membrane.

Usage examples:

There may be lots of mucus or catarrh in the nose and mouth.

Catarrhine

ˈkatərʌɪn

Meanings of Catarrhine:

adjective

Relating to primates of a group that comprises the old world monkeys, gibbons, great apes, and humans. they are distinguished by having nostrils that are close together and directed downwards, and do not have a prehensile tail.

Usage examples:

It has been independently lost or reduced in several amniote lineages, however, including crocodili…
noun

A catarrhine primate.

Catastrophe

kəˈtæs.trə.fi

Meanings of Catastrophe:

noun

An event causing great and usually sudden damage or suffering; a disaster.

Usage examples:

An environmental catastrophe

Catastrophes

kəˈtæs.trə.fi

Meanings of Catastrophes:

noun

An event causing great and usually sudden damage or suffering; a disaster.

Usage examples:

An environmental catastrophe

Catastrophic

ˌkæt.əˈstrɒf.ɪk

Meanings of Catastrophic:

adjective

Involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering.

Usage examples:

A catastrophic earthquake

Catastrophically

ˌkæt.əˈstrɒf.ɪ.kəl.i

Meanings of Catastrophically:

adverb

In a way that involves great damage, suffering, or deterioration in state.

Usage examples:

Tropical forests are being catastrophically destroyed

Catastrophism

kəˈtastrəfɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Catastrophism:

noun

The theory that changes in the earth's crust during geological history have resulted chiefly from sudden violent and unusual events.

Usage examples:

This catastrophism was, on the evidence available, an attractive idea, but there was no discussion …

Catastrophize

kəˈtæs.trə.faɪz

Meanings of Catastrophize:

verb

To think about the worst things that could possibly happen in a situation, or to consider a situation as much worse or much more serious than it really is

Usage examples:

You must stay calm and not catastrophize., he says that adolescents tend to catastrophize things.

Catatonia

ˌkatəˈtəʊnɪə

Meanings of Catatonia:

noun

Abnormality of movement and behaviour arising from a disturbed mental state (typically schizophrenia). it may involve repetitive or purposeless overactivity, or catalepsy, resistance to passive movement, and negativism.

Usage examples:

Criteria for the diagnosis of catatonia independent of schizophrenia have been proposed for future …

Catatonic

ˌkæt.əˈtɒn.ɪk

Meanings of Catatonic:

adjective

Relating to or characterized by catatonia.

Usage examples:

Catatonic schizophrenia

Catawampus

ˌkæt.əˈwɒm.pəs

Meanings of Catawampus:

adjective

Going badly, awkwardly, or in the wrong direction

Usage examples:

The script is spoiled by its catawampus rhythms and its lack of consistency and plausibility., i di…

Catawba

kəˈtɔːbə

Meanings of Catawba:

noun

A north american variety of grape.

Usage examples:

Catawba, a centuries old grape variety, bursts with a bold grape taste and pink color making it an …

Catawbas

kəˈtɔːbə

Meanings of Catawbas:

noun

A north american variety of grape.

Usage examples:

Catawba, a centuries old grape variety, bursts with a bold grape taste and pink color making it an …

Catbird

ˈkæt.bɜːd ˌsiːt

Meanings of Catbird:

noun

A long-tailed american songbird of the mockingbird family, with mainly dark grey or black plumage and catlike mewing calls.

Usage examples:

Not only is the cape flush with cardinals, towhees, mockingbirds, catbirds, goldfinches and woodpec…

Catbirds

ˈkatbəːd

Meanings of Catbirds:

noun

A long-tailed american songbird of the mockingbird family, with mainly dark grey or black plumage and catlike mewing calls.

Usage examples:

Not only is the cape flush with cardinals, towhees, mockingbirds, catbirds, goldfinches and woodpec…

My Worder

Please register or authorize in order to use all the features of our service.

Random words from our English dictionary

Learn English words everywhere!

All our English words and phrases are available for learning for free in our mobile application.