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
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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
Calamity is virtue's opportunity.
Calamity is the test of integrity.
There is no calamity greater than lightly engaging in war.
I can't bear any further loss should another calamity strike.
Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid.
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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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