Examples of calamitous in a Sentence
the calamitous state of the nation's economy
a calamitous decision to sell their products online exclusively ruined the business
Recent Examples of calamitous from the Web
Nobody sees such overreach producing anything as calamitous as Mao’s Great Leap Forward and subsequent famine.
Russia continues to interfere in the United States and abroad, Syria's humanitarian toll has reached calamitous proportions, Israel and Iran inch ever closer to war.
Grow up, man/woman up, understand that the world is a big, sometimes calamitous place and deal with it.
Visit Color of Pain website to learn more about reparative justice, the calamitous effects of the drug war in black and Latinx communities, and policy solutions that will move us forward.
But the notion that mental illness renders a person exceptionally likely to commit mass violence is a dangerous fiction, one that could exacerbate our country’s already-calamitous tendency to criminalize psychological distress.
And the world waiting to see if tensions rattling the Korean Peninsula could undermine an Olympic Games, with calamitous consequences.
Haiti’s 2010 earthquake Trump’s comments came just a day before the Jan. 12 anniversary of the calamitous 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, killing hundreds of thousands of people.
During an otherwise calamitous government reshuffle (see Bagehot), Mrs May cleaned out the Tories’ management, appointing a new party chairman, a new deputy and nine extra vice-chairmen.
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CALAMITOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of calamitous for English Language Learners
: causing great harm or suffering
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