Examples of disastrous in a Sentence
Half the city was destroyed by a disastrous fire.
The bad weather could have a disastrous effect on the area's tourism industry.
His failure to back up the computer files had disastrous consequences.
The strike was economically disastrous.
Recent Examples of disastrous from the Web
Reed's victory, succeeding Sergio Garcia, whose title defense was derailed by a disastrous quadruple bogey 13 on the first day, means that all four major golf titles are held by Americans of 27 years of age or under.
Mickelson took a disastrous triple-bogey 7 on Friday at the par-4 ninth.
This is how California gets most of its disastrous floods, but also most of its drinking water.
But even such basic questions could prove disastrous for the president, who isn’t exactly a model of truthfulness or modesty when placed under oath.
Our brains also roughly double in size during that time and harm to this organ can be particularly disastrous.
The recent incident was much less disastrous, though certainly dramatic as a rocket booster suddenly came falling out of the sky.
But what had worked for thousands of years in the Old World proved disastrous in the New.
Arsenal were recently said to be willing to sell the Spaniard if a £50m bid is made, giving the club the opportunity to start rebuilding the squad after a disastrous campaign in 2017/18.
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First Known Use of disastrous
DISASTROUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disastrous for English Language Learners
: causing great suffering or loss
: very bad or unfortunate
DISASTROUS Defined for Kids
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