disastrous

  • 21disastrous — adjective a) of the nature of a disaster; calamitous. b) foreboding disaster; ill omened. Syn: cataclysmic, catastrophic, ill boding, inausîcuous, sinister …

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  • 22disastrous — Synonyms and related words: appalling, awful, baneful, black, calamitous, cataclysmal, cataclysmic, catastrophic, consuming, consumptive, convulsive, deadly, demolishing, demolitionary, depredatory, desolating, destroying, destructive,… …

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  • 23disastrous — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. calamitous, ruinous, unfortunate; see destructive 2 , harmful , unfavorable 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. catastrophic, calamitous, unfortunate, tragic, cataclysmic, ruinous, dire, devastating, desolating,… …

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  • 24disastrous —   …

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  • 25disastrous — dis as·trous || trÉ™s adj. terrible, dreadful, causing disaster …

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  • 26disastrous — adjective 1》 causing great damage. 2》 informal highly unsuccessful. Derivatives disastrously adverb …

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  • 27disastrous — a. 1. Calamitous, unfortunate, unlucky, hapless, adverse, ruinous, destructive, untoward, unprosperous, ill fated, ill starred. 2. Foreboding, threatening, gloomy, dismal, portentous, portending disaster …

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  • 28disastrous — adj 1. catastrophic, calamitous, cataclysmic, cataclysmal; ruinous, destructive, destroying, devastating, demolishing; ravaging, desolating, blighting, withering; harrowing, dire, black, fatal. 2. crushing, disheartening; grievous, sore, hard to… …

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  • 29disastrous — di·sas·trous …

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  • 30disastrous — adjective Syn: catastrophic, calamitous, cataclysmic, tragic, devastating, ruinous, terrible, awful …

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  • 31disastrous — dis•as•trous [[t]dɪˈzæs trəs, ˈzɑ strəs[/t]] adj. causing great distress or injury; ruinous; very unfortunate; calamitous • Etymology: 1580–90; < MF desastreux, It disastroso. See disaster, ous dis•as′trous•ly, adv. dis•as′trous•ness, n …

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  • 32disastrous — /dəˈzastrəs/ (say duh zahstruhs) adjective 1. causing great distress or injury; ruinous; unfortunate; calamitous. 2. Obsolete foreboding disaster. –disastrously, adverb –disastrousness, noun …

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  • 33disastrous effect — terrible result, influence which results in disaster …

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  • 34His Lyrics Are Disastrous — Infobox Album Name = His Lyrics Are Disastrous Type = studio Artist = Jakobinarina Released = September 24, 2007 Recorded = Genre = Alternative Punk rock Length = Label = Regal Records Producer = Stan Kybert Reviews = Last album = This Is An… …

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  • 35quasi-disastrous — adj.; quasi disastrously, adv. * * * …

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  • 36quasi-disastrous — adj.; quasi disastrously, adv …

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  • 37Disastrously — Disastrous Dis*as trous, a. [Cf. F. d[ e]sastreux. See {Disaster}.] 1. Full of unpropitious stellar influences; unpropitious; ill boding. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The moon In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Attended …

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  • 38Disastrousness — Disastrous Dis*as trous, a. [Cf. F. d[ e]sastreux. See {Disaster}.] 1. Full of unpropitious stellar influences; unpropitious; ill boding. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The moon In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Attended …

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  • 39Johnstown Flood — Disastrous flood (1889) in the town of Johnstown, Pa. , U.S. Johnstown lies at the confluence of the Conemaugh River and Stony Creek; at the time of the flood it was a leading U.S. steelmaking centre. At 3:10 PM on May 31, the South Fork Dam, a… …

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  • 40катастрофический сель — disastrous mudflow КАТАСТРОФИЧЕСКИЙ СЕЛЬ сель, вызвавший значительный материальный ущерб и человеческие жертвы. Обычно это мощный селевой поток редкой повторяемости или сформировавшийся на данном участке впервые, например в результате… …

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