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Definition 1: an event resulting in great loss and misfortune - [noun denoting event]

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

  • the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity
  • the earthquake was a disaster

Synonyms for calamity in the sense of this definition

(calamity is a kind of ...) unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event

(... is a kind of calamity ) an unusual (and often destructive) rise of water along the seashore caused by a storm or a combination of wind and high tide

(... is a kind of calamity ) any disaster or catastrophe

"a visitation of the plague"

(... is a kind of calamity ) any large scale calamity (especially when thought to be sent by God)

(... is a kind of calamity ) a disaster comparable to a nuclear meltdown

"there is little likelihood of a meltdown comparable to the American banking collapse in March 1933"

(... is a kind of calamity ) something that is ruinous

"if this were known it would be the kiss of death for my political career"

(... is a kind of calamity ) a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death

(... is a kind of calamity ) a cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil

(... is a kind of calamity ) a natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events

"he discovered that his house was not insured against acts of God"

(... is a kind of calamity ) a cataclysm resulting from a destructive sea wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption

"a colossal tsunami destroyed the Minoan civilization in minutes"

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