calamity definition

  • noun:
    • a conference that brings bad reduction, enduring distress, or serious affliction; an emergency: A hurricane is a calamity with this low-lying coastal region.
    • Dire distress resulting from reduction or tragedy.
    • a meeting leading to great reduction.
    • The stress that results from some disaster.
    • Any great misfortune or cause of distress; -- typically put on occasions or catastrophes which produce considerable evil, either to communities or people.
    • circumstances or period of distress or misfortune; distress.
    • Any great misfortune or reason for misery; in general, any event or catastrophe which creates substantial evils, as lack of plants, earthquakes, etc., but also put on any misfortune which brings great distress upon a single person; misfortune; stress; adversity.
    • Synonyms Disaster, Catastrophe, an such like. (identify misfortune), hardship, adversity, ailment, blow, stroke.
    • a meeting leading to great reduction and misfortune
    • a conference that brings awful reduction, lasting distress, or serious disorder; a tragedy: A hurricane would be a calamity for this low-lying coastal region.
    • Dire distress caused by reduction or tragedy.
    • An event causing great loss.
    • The stress that results from some tragedy.
    • Any great misfortune or reason for misery; -- generally speaking put on activities or catastrophes which create substantial evil, either to communities or people.
    • A state or time of stress or misfortune; distress.
    • Any great misfortune or reason for misery; generally speaking, any occasion or tragedy which produces substantial evils, as lack of crops, earthquakes, etc., but also applied to any misfortune which brings great stress upon a single person; misfortune; stress; adversity.
    • Synonyms Disaster, Catastrophe, etc. (identify misfortune), hardship, adversity, ailment, blow, stroke.
    • an event resulting in great reduction and misfortune

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