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1. disastrous

adjective. ['dɪˈzæstrəs'] (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin.

Synonyms

  • fatal
  • black
  • calamitous
  • fateful

Antonyms

  • achiever
  • privileged
  • lucky
  • successful

Etymology

  • désastreux (French)

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Rhymes with Disastrous

  • ambidextrous
  • ambidextrous
  • boisterous
  • desirous
  • dextrous
  • estrous
  • ferrous
  • fibrous
  • hydrous
  • idolatrous
  • ludicrous
  • lustrous
  • marous
  • monstrous
  • nitrous
  • nonferrous
  • polyandrous
  • porous
  • preposterous
  • tenebrous

How do you pronounce disastrous?

Pronounce disastrous as dɪˈzæstrəs.

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How do you spell disastrous? Is it disasterous ?

A common misspelling of disastrous is disasterous

Sentences with disastrous


1. Adjective
Any sudden movements by the right arm at the point of contact can meet with disastrous results.

Quotes about disastrous


1. Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

2. Success and failure are equally disastrous.
- Tennessee Williams

3. Love is one of the true mysteries,' he said at last. 'The truest and the deepest of all. One thing, Maerad: to love is never wrong. It may be disastrous; it may never be possible; it may be the deepest agony. But it is never wrong.
- Alison Croggon, The Riddle

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