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Definition 1: a sound defeat - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for debacle in the sense of this definition

(debacle is a kind of ...) an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest

"it was a narrow defeat" "the army's only defeat" "they suffered a convincing licking"

Definition 2: a sudden and violent collapse - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for debacle in the sense of this definition

(debacle is a kind of ...) a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in

"the roof is in danger of collapse" "the collapse of the old star under its own gravity"

Definition 3: flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer - [noun denoting phenomenon]

(debacle is a kind of ...) the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

"plains fertilized by annual inundations"

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