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calamity

noun

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a sudden violent event that brings about great loss or destruction
  • this latest breakdown of the car is inconvenient, but not a calamity

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The first known use of calamity was in the 15th century

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“Calamity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/calamity. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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