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dis·as·trous

 (dĭ-zăs′trəs, -săs′-)
adj.
1. Accompanied by or causing distress or disaster; calamitous.
2. Extremely bad; terrible: a disastrous report card.

dis·as′trous·ly adv.
dis·as′trous·ness n.

dis•as•trous

(dɪˈzæs trəs, -ˈzɑ strəs)

adj.
causing great distress or injury; ruinous; very unfortunate; calamitous.
[1580–90; < Middle French desastreux, Italian disastroso. See disaster, -ous]
dis•as′trous•ly, adv.
dis•as′trous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disastrous - (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequencesdisastrous - (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"
unfortunate - 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"

disastrous

disastrous

adjective
Translations
كارِثي، مُفْجِع، جالِب للنَّكَباتكارِثِيّ
katastrofální
katastrofal
katastrofaalinen
katastrofalan
hörmulegur
大災害の
비참한
poguben
katastrofal
ก่อให้เกิดความหายนะ
fecifelâket getirenkorkunç
thảm khốc

disastrous

[dɪˈzɑːstrəs] ADJ
1. (= catastrophic) [decision, reforms] → desastroso, catastrófico; [earthquake, flood] → catastrófico
that would be disastrous!¡eso sería una catástrofe!
with disastrous consequencescon consecuencias desastrosas or nefastas
2. (= unsuccessful) [marriage, cake, novel] → desastroso
his first movie was disastroussu primera película fue desastrosa or un desastre

disastrous

[dɪˈzɑːstrəs dɪˈzæstrəs] adj [consequences, effect, results] → désastreux/euse; [performance] → désastreux/euse; [event, day] → désastreux/euse
to be disastrous for sb → être un désastre pour qn

disastrous

adj earthquake, flood, accidentkatastrophal, verheerend; marriage, day, consequencekatastrophal; dinner was disastrousdas Abendessen war eine Katastrophe; to be disastrous for somebody/somethingkatastrophale Folgen für jdn/etw haben

disastrous

[dɪˈzɑːstrəs] adjdisastroso/a

disaster

(diˈzaːstə) noun
a terrible event, especially one that causes great damage, loss etc. The earthquake was the greatest disaster the country had ever experienced.
diˈsastrous adjective
diˈsastrously adverb

disastrous

كارِثِيّ katastrofální katastrofal katastrophal καταστροφικός desastroso katastrofaalinen désastreux katastrofalan disastroso 大災害の 비참한 rampzalig katastrofal zgubny desastroso бедственный katastrofal ก่อให้เกิดความหายนะ korkunç thảm khốc 灾难性的
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