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Synonyms for calamitouskəˈlæm ɪ təs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. black, calamitous, disastrous, fatal, fateful(adj)

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

    "the 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"- Charles Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error"

    Synonyms:
    pitch-dark, black-market, shameful, dim, fatal, inglorious, portentous, grim, calamitous, blackened, fateful, black, dark, sinister, opprobrious, bootleg, disgraceful, smutty, contraband, pitch-black, foreboding(a), smuggled, ignominious, disastrous, bleak, mordant

    Antonyms:
    fortunate

Wiktionary

  1. calamitous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    destructive, fatal

  2. calamitous(adjective)

    Concerning or involving calamity, disastrous.

    Synonyms:
    destructive, fatal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. calamitous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    disastrous, unlucky, unfortunate, adverse, untoward, unhappy, unprosperous, hapless, ill-fated, ill-starred, deplorable, ruinous, miserable, wretched, dreadful, distressful, afflictive, sad, grievous

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List of paraphrases:

disastrous, catastrophic, dire


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