calamity, catastrophe, disaster, tragedy, cataclysmnoun
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
I look forward to discussing what the United States can do to avoid a strategic calamity with my Senate colleagues and with senior administration officials when the Senate returns to Washington this week.
There is no calamity greater than lightly engaging in war.
Our partners in the EU need to be at their pragmatic best in helping to avoid the mutual calamity of no deal; and you – and we – need to carry on explaining the implications of a no deal exit, no matter who cries 'Project Fear'.
Circumspection in calamity; mercy in greatness; good speeches in assemblies; fortitude in adversity: these are the self-attained perfections of great souls.
Gone are the days when the flood or other natural calamity used to take place at one location but the flood of people were seen on each news channel and in every nook and corner of the space across the nation with a big box asking relief fund for the victims.
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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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