calamitous definition

  • adjective:
    • Causing or involving calamity; disastrous.
    • Concerning or involving calamity, devastating.
    • Suffering disaster; wretched; miserable.
    • creating, or attended with stress and misery; making wretched; wretched; unhappy.
    • (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire effects; taking harm
    • Causing or involving disaster; devastating.
    • Concerning or involving disaster, devastating.
    • Suffering calamity; wretched; unhappy.
    • yielding, or attended with distress and misery; making wretched; wretched; unhappy.
    • (of events) having excessively unfortunate or serious effects; taking damage
  • others:
    • Miserable; associated with calamity or deep distress; wretched.
    • associated with nature of or marked by calamity or great misfortune; taking or caused by calamity; making wretched; upsetting or distressful: since, a calamitous occasion; “that calamitous prison,” Milton, S.A.,1. 1480; “this unfortunate and calamitous problem,” South.
    • Synonyms Afflictive, disastrous, distressing, grievous, deplorable, baleful, ruinous.
    • Miserable; involved with disaster or deep stress; wretched.
    • regarding the nature of or marked by calamity or great misfortune; taking or resulting from calamity; making wretched; distressing or distressful: because, a calamitous occasion; “that calamitous jail,” Milton, S.A.,1. 1480; “this sad and calamitous problem,” Southern.
    • Synonyms Afflictive, disastrous, distressing, grievous, deplorable, baleful, ruinous.

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