calamity, catastrophe, disaster, tragedy, cataclysm(noun)
an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
"the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"
An event resulting in great loss.
An event implying a degree of awkwardness.
The distress that results from some disaster.
any great misfortune or cause of misery; -- generally applied to events or disasters which produce extensive evil, either to communities or individuals
a state or time of distress or misfortune; misery
Calamity is fourth album by California Pop music band The Curtains, released in 2008 on Asthmatic Kitty.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kal-am′i-ti, n. a great misfortune: affliction.—adj. Calam′itous, making wretched, disastrous.—adv. Calam′itously, in a calamitous manner.—n. Calam′itousness, the quality of producing distress: distress: misery. [Fr. calamité—L. calamitat-em.]
The numerical value of calamity in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of calamity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I can't bear any further loss should another calamity strike.
Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid.
How could anybody do this? it's not war. It's not drought. It's not natural calamity. It's torture.
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.
There is no calamity greater than lavish desires. There is no greater guilt than discontentment. And there is not greater disaster than greed.
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Translations for calamity
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- нещастие, бедствиеBulgarian
- Unheil, Kalamität, UnglückGerman
- katastrofo, plagoEsperanto
- suuronnettomuus, suurtuhoFinnish
- 災難, 災い, 災厄Japanese
- calamitate, flagel, calamitățiRomanian
- бедствие, катастрофа, беда, несчастьеRussian
- katastrof, tragediSwedish
- tai hoạVietnamese
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