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calamitous

ca·lam·i·tous

calamitous

 
pronunciation:
k lae m tihs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: causing or involving great loss and misery; disastrous.
They had a calamitous impact on this town.
synonyms:
catastrophic, disastrous, tragic
similar words:
costly, destructive, fatal, ruinous, violent
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derivations: calamitously (adv.), calamitousness (n.)