natural disaster

noun

Definition of natural disaster

  1. :  a sudden and terrible event in nature (such as a hurricane, tornado, or flood) that usually results in serious damage and many deaths

Word by Word Definitions

naturalplay
  1. :  based on an inherent sense of right and wrong

    :  being in accordance with or determined by nature

    :  having or constituting a classification based on features existing in nature

  1. :  one born without the usual powers of reason and understanding

    :  a sign ♮ placed on any degree of the musical staff to nullify the effect of a preceding sharp or flat

    :  a note or tone affected by the natural sign

disasterplay
  1. :  an unfavorable aspect (see aspect 2a) of a planet or star

    :  a sudden calamitous event bringing great damage, loss, or destruction

    :  a sudden or great misfortune or failure


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up natural disaster? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to bile

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!