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Synonyms for disastrousdɪˈzæs trəs, -ˈzɑ strəs

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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"

    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



  1. disastrous(adjective)

    catastrophic, inaus\u00EEcuous, cataclysmic, ill-boding, sinister

  2. disastrous(adjective)

    of the nature of a disaster; calamitous.

    inaus\u00EEcuous, catastrophic, sinister, ill-boding, cataclysmic

  3. disastrous(adjective)

    foreboding disaster; ill-omened.

    ill-boding, sinister, catastrophic, inaus\u00EEcuous, cataclysmic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disastrous(a.)

    calamitous, unfortunate, unlucky, hapless, untoward, unprosperous, ill-fated, ill-starred

Translations for disastrous

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  • катастрофален, пагубен, бедственBulgarian
  • desastrósCatalan, Valencian
  • katastrophal, verhängnisvoll, verheerend, desaströsGerman
  • desastrosoSpanish
  • désastreuxFrench
  • katasztrofális, baljós, súlyosHungarian
  • 처참하다, 재난Korean
  • rampspoedig, rampzalig, sinister, onheilspellend, catastrofaal, noodlottigDutch
  • desastrosoPortuguese
  • бе́дственный, катастрофи́ческий, па́губный, ги́бельныйRussian
  • ка̏тастрофа̄лан, kȁtastrofālanSerbo-Croatian
  • ödesdiger, katastrofalSwedish
  • feciTurkish

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