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1. calamity

noun. ['kəˈlæməti, kəˈlæmɪti'] an event resulting in great loss and misfortune.

Synonyms

  • famine
  • disaster
  • meltdown
  • apocalypse
  • misfortune
  • unavoidable casualty
  • visitation
  • act of God
  • cataclysm
  • force majeure
  • tsunami
  • catastrophe
  • kiss of death
  • inevitable accident
  • vis major
  • tragedy
  • bad luck
  • plague

Antonyms

  • strength
  • good luck
  • comedy

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Rhymes with Calamity

  • accessibility
  • accountability
  • accountability
  • activity
  • adversity
  • adversity
  • advisability
  • affinity
  • aggressivity
  • amity
  • annuity
  • annuity
  • anonymity
  • asperity
  • austerity
  • authenticity
  • availability
  • banality
  • believability
  • bestiality

How do you pronounce calamity?

Pronounce calamity as kəˈlæmɪti.

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Sentences with calamity


1. Noun, singular or mass
Their purpose is to help families and individuals who are in need or experiencing a calamity.

Quotes about calamity


1. In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. Manipulation, fueled with good intent, can be a blessing. But when used wickedly, it is the beginning of a magician's karmic calamity.
- T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

3. I do not think that tragedy is our natural fate and I do not live in chronic dread of disaster. It is no happiness, but suffering that I consider unnatural. It is not success, but calamity that I regard as the abnormal exception in Human Life.
- Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

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