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Definitions and Synonyms of calamitous | Another word for calamitous | What is calamitous?

Definition 1: (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where calamitous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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
  • it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it
  • a fateful error

Synonyms for calamitous in the sense of this definition

(calamitous is similar to ...) not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune

"an unfortunate turn of events" "an unfortunate decision" "unfortunate investments" "an unfortunate night for all concerned"

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