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English adjective: calamitous

1. calamitous (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin


SamplesThe 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.
It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.
A fateful error.


Synonymsblack, disastrous, fatal, fateful


Similarunfortunate


Antonymsfortunate









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