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ca·lam·i·tous

 (kə-lăm′ĭ-təs)
adj.
Causing or involving calamity; disastrous.

ca·lam′i·tous·ly adv.
ca·lam′i·tous·ness n.
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calamitous

(kəˈlæmɪtəs)
adj
causing, involving, or resulting in a calamity; disastrous
caˈlamitously adv
caˈlamitousness n
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ca•lam•i•tous

(kəˈlæm ɪ təs)

adj.
causing or involving calamity; disastrous.
[1535–45]
ca•lam′i•tous•ly, adv.
ca•lam′i•tous•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.calamitous - (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequencescalamitous - (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"
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calamitous

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calamitous

adjective
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Translations
كَثيرُ البَلايا، مليئ بالنَّكَبات
katastrofálnínešťastný
katastrofal
hörmungar-
fecifelâket doğuran

calamitous

[kəˈlæmɪtəs] ADJcalamitoso, desastroso
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calamitous

[kəˈlæmɪtəs] adj [event, consequences, situation] → catastrophique, désastreux/euse
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

calamitous

adjkatastrophal
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calamitous

[kəˈlæmɪtəs] adjdisastroso/a
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calamity

(kəˈlӕməti) plural caˈlamities noun
a great misfortune. It will be a calamity if he fails his exam.
caˈlamitous adjective
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