adjective \di-ˈzas-trəs also -ˈsas-\

: causing great suffering or loss

: very bad or unfortunate

Full Definition of DISASTROUS

:  attended by or causing suffering or disaster :  calamitous <a disastrous flood>
:  terrible, horrendous <a disastrous score>
di·sas·trous·ly adverb

Examples of DISASTROUS

  1. Half the city was destroyed by a disastrous fire.
  2. The bad weather could have a disastrous effect on the area's tourism industry.
  3. His failure to back up the computer files had disastrous consequences.
  4. The strike was economically disastrous.

First Known Use of DISASTROUS



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