What does disastrous mean?

Definitions for disastrous
dɪˈzæs trəs, -ˈzɑ strəsdis·as·trous

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word disastrous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. black, calamitous, disastrous, fatal, fateful(adj)

    (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin

    "the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error"

Wiktionary

  1. disastrous(Adjective)

    of the nature of a disaster; calamitous.

  2. disastrous(Adjective)

    foreboding disaster; ill-omened.

  3. Origin: From désastreux, from desastre (modern désastre) 'disaster', from disastro, itself from dis- "away, without" (from ) + astro "star, planet" (from Latin astrum 'star, celestial body', from (astron)).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disastrous(adj)

    full of unpropitious stellar influences; unpropitious; ill-boding

  2. Disastrous(adj)

    attended with suffering or disaster; very unfortunate; calamitous; ill-fated; as, a disastrous day; a disastrous termination of an undertaking

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. dsastreux. See Disaster.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'disastrous' in Adjectives Frequency: #959

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disastrous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disastrous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of disastrous in a Sentence

  1. Tennessee Williams:

    Success and failure are equally disastrous.

  2. Demetrio Chavez:

    A Keiko Fujimori government would be disastrous.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    She has a lot of experience, but her policies have been disastrous.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    If she joins us, we could stop this disastrous deal once and for all.

  5. Khalid Khatib:

    The situation is disastrous in Aleppo. Most areas are totally destroyed.

Images & Illustrations of disastrous

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Translations for disastrous

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  • катастрофален, пагубен, бедственBulgarian
  • desastrósCatalan, Valencian
  • katastrophal, verhängnisvoll, verheerend, desaströsGerman
  • desastrosoSpanish
  • désastreuxFrench
  • katasztrofális, baljós, súlyosHungarian
  • 처참하다, 재난Korean
  • rampspoedig, rampzalig, sinister, onheilspellend, catastrofaal, noodlottigDutch
  • desastrosoPortuguese
  • бе́дственный, катастрофи́ческий, па́губный, ги́бельныйRussian
  • ка̏тастрофа̄лан, kȁtastrofālanSerbo-Croatian
  • ödesdiger, katastrofalSwedish
  • feciTurkish

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