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calamitous

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1 bringing about ruin or misfortune
  • a calamitous decision to sell their products online exclusively ruined the business

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2 causing or tending to cause destruction
  • a calamitous flood that destroyed the town's central business district

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The first known use of calamitous was in 1545

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“Calamitous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/calamitous. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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