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
The Tide endured internal turmoil during a calamitous season when Alabama went 19-34-1 and finished dead last in the SEC.
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has demanded that his players show more focus and determination in order to avoid a repeat performance of their calamitous 4-0 defeat against Manchester United on Sunday.
In the end, they were doomed by a calamitous sequence in the top of the second inning, a mediocre start by Danny Duffy, and two home runs by Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz.
The 2024 bidding process had been among the most calamitous with several cities pulling out of the race early, including Rome, Budapest, Boston and Hamburg, Germany.
India now prefers calm diplomacy over calamitous dispute.
In an exclusive clip of Sunday’s new Famously Single, the cast can barely keep it together while Johnson tells them about his calamitous first date plan.
How will Republicans deal with potentially calamitous Senate parliamentarian’s rulings?
But every two-strike pitch that Ramos delivered in his calamitous ninth inning at Marlins Park breathed new life into the Dodgers, and the outcome was a deflating 6-4 loss on Friday night.
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Synonymsfatal, cataclysmal (or cataclysmic), catastrophic, damning, destructive, disastrous, fateful, ruinous, unfortunate
Related Wordsapocalyptic (also apocalyptical); hapless, ill-fated, ill-starred, luckless; adverse, baleful, baneful, damaging, deleterious, detrimental, evil, harmful, hurtful, ill, injurious, noxious, pernicious, prejudicial
Near Antonymsfluky (also flukey), fortuitous, fortunate, happy, lucky, providential; auspicious, bright, encouraging, fair, golden, heartening, hopeful, optimistic, promising, propitious, rose-colored, rosy, upbeat
CALAMITOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of calamitous for English Language Learners
: causing great harm or suffering
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