How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"cata" is from "kata" (down) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "apart" or "down" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|I have my catalog in front of me and know which item I want to purchase.|
|But in fact the transition was cataclysmic.|