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Severity ScalePlay
Use 'apocalyptic' to describe events that have extreme impact or destruction, much like in a disaster movie. SlideThe earthquake's aftermath looked apocalyptic.
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Not LiteralPlay
'Apocalyptic' is often used metaphorically to emphasize the severity of a situation, not always a literal catastrophe. SlideThe economic crisis had apocalyptic consequences for the industry.
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Visual ImpactPlay
'Apocalyptic' can invoke strong imagery of widespread ruins or devastation, often used to paint a vivid picture. SlideThe barren landscape was almost apocalyptic in its emptiness.