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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A happening that brings great trouble or misery.

Usage examples (38)
  • When any calamity has been suffered, the first thing to be remembered is how much has been escaped.
  • The whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity
  • Judge will speedily take vengeance; the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.
  • The calamity is that we have to dress up to teach. for more
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