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casualty

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of casualty

  1. 1 a person or thing harmed, lost, or destroyed <the real casualties in the war against drugs are millions of innocent children> Synonyms fatality, loss, prey, victim Related Words loser, underdog; martyr, sacrifice; collateral damage; murderee Near Antonyms gainer, victor, winner; harmer, injurer; assassin, killer, murderer

  2. 2 a chance and usually sudden event bringing loss or injury <casualties at sea that sometimes resulted in great losses of men or even of entire ships> Synonyms accident, mischance, mishapRelated Words calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, cropper, deathblow, disaster, tragedy; bummer, knock, misadventure, misfortune; collision, crack-up, crash, smashup, wreckNear Antonyms boon, break, fluke, godsend, miracle, strike, windfall; fortune, luck, serendipity

  3. 3 archaic  the uncertain course of events <believes finding one's true love is too important a matter to be left to mere casualty> Synonyms accident, chance [archaic], circumstance, hap, hazard, luckRelated Words fortuitousness, fortuity, haphazardry, randomness, uncertainty; fluke, happenchance, happenstance; destiny, doom, fate, fortune, lot; danger, peril, riskNear Antonyms intent, intention, purpose; design, outline, plan, scheme




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