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disaster

noun

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1 a sudden violent event that brings about great loss or destruction
  • hurricanes are natural disasters

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2 something that has failed
  • an utter disaster, the play opened and closed on the same miserable night

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The first known use of disaster was in 1567

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“Disaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disaster. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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