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  Words related to disaster

Related / Similar Words: calamity, catastrophe, tragedy, cataclysm

 

Definition:
  • an act that has disastrous consequences;
  • an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster";
  • a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune; "lack of funds has resulted in a catastrophe for our school system"; "his policies were a disaster";

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    Hyponyms: act of God, force majeure, vis major, inevitable accident, unavoidable casualty, apocalypse, famine, kiss of death, meltdown, plague, visitation

     

     
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