disaster definition

  • noun:
    • An occurrence causing widespread destruction and distress; a catastrophe.
    • A grave misfortune.
    • Informal a complete failure: The supper party was a tragedy.
    • outdated An evil influence of a star or world.
    • An unexpected normal or man-made disaster of substantial degree causing significant real damage or destruction, lack of life or occasionally permanent change to the surrounding.
    • An unforeseen event causing great reduction, annoyed or unpleasantness of whatever type.
    • An unpropitious or baleful facet of a planet or star; malevolent influence of a heavenly human body; for this reason, an ill portent.
    • An adverse or regrettable event, esp. a sudden and extraordinary misfortune; a calamity; a critical accident.
    • . An unfavorable facet of a star or earth; an ill portent; a great time or swing of an unfavorable world.
    • Misfortune; mishap; disaster; any unfortunate event; especially, a-sudden or great misfortune: a word combined with much latitude, but the majority properly for some unexpected event of a rather distressing or daunting nature.
    • Synonyms Calamity, Catastrophe, etc. (identify misfortune); blow, swing, reverse.
    • a conference resulting in great reduction and misfortune
    • a situation of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune
    • an act with disastrous consequences
    • An occurrence causing widespread destruction and stress; a catastrophe.
    • A grave misfortune.
    • An occurrence causing extensive destruction and distress; a catastrophe.
    • Informal a complete failure: The dinner party had been a disaster.
    • A grave misfortune.
    • outdated An evil influence of a star or earth.
    • Informal A total failure: The supper party had been an emergency.
    • An unexpected normal or man-made catastrophe of substantial degree causing considerable actual damage or destruction, losing life or occasionally permanent switch to the environment.
    • outdated An evil influence of a star or planet.
    • surprise natural or man-made catastrophe of significant extent causing considerable physical damage or destruction, loss in life or often permanent switch to the natural environment.
    • An unforeseen occasion causing great reduction, annoyed or unpleasantness of whatever kind.
    • An unpropitious or baleful facet of a planet or star; malevolent influence of a heavenly body; ergo, an ill portent.
    • a bad or regrettable occasion, esp. an abrupt and extraordinary misfortune; a calamity; a serious mishap.
    • . An unfavorable element of a star or world; an ill portent; a blast or swing of an unfavorable world.
    • Misfortune; accident; disaster; any regrettable event; specially, a-sudden or great misfortune: a word used in combination with much latitude, but most appropriately for a few unforeseen event of a very upsetting or overwhelming nature.
    • Synonyms Calamity, Catastrophe, an such like. (identify misfortune); blow, stroke, reverse.
    • a conference leading to great loss and misfortune
    • a situation of extreme (usually irremediable) harm and misfortune
    • an act which has devastating effects
    • An unforeseen event causing great loss, annoyed or unpleasantness of whatever kind.
    • An unpropitious or baleful facet of a planet or celebrity; malevolent influence of a heavenly body; thus, an ill portent.
    • a detrimental or unfortunate occasion, esp. a rapid and extraordinary misfortune; a calamity; a serious mishap.
    • . An unfavorable part of a star or planet; an ill portent; fun or stroke of an unfavorable world.
    • Misfortune; mishap; disaster; any unfortunate occasion; specially, a sudden or great misfortune: a word used with much latitude, but most properly for a few unexpected occasion of a tremendously distressing or daunting nature.
    • Synonyms Calamity, Catastrophe, an such like. (identify misfortune); blow, stroke, reverse.
    • an event leading to great reduction and misfortune
    • a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune
    • an act with disastrous consequences
  • verb-transitive:
    • To shoot because of the influence of a baleful celebrity.
    • to create harm upon; to injure.
    • To shoot because of the influence of a baleful star.
    • to carry damage upon; to injure.
    • To blast because of the influence of a baleful celebrity.
    • To bring damage upon; to injure.
  • others:
    • To blast by the swing of an unlucky planet. Spenser.
    • To injure; afflict.
    • To blemish; disfigure.
    • To blast by the stroke of an unfortunate world. Spenser.
    • To injure; afflict.
    • To blemish; disfigure.
    • To blast because of the swing of an unlucky planet. Spenser.
    • To injure; afflict.
    • To blemish; disfigure.

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