SYNONYMS FOR calamitous
Related formsca·lam·i·tous·ly, adverbca·lam·i·tous·ness, nounun·ca·lam·i·tous, adjectiveun·ca·lam·i·tous·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for calamitous
As politicians, Clinton was capable where Ford was calamitous.
Thus far the one thing we know for sure: a calamitous plunge in voter turnout, down 7.3 points from 2008 levels.
There are two more interviews that go similarly—and even a calamitous speech given by both Bert Rodriguezes.
Forced sterilisation was by far the most calamitous exercise undertaken during the Emergency.
A second world war, he believed, would have calamitous effects, including imperiling his own children.“The Patriarch”: Joseph Kennedy Sr.’s Outsized Life|Jacob Heilbrunn|November 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At the end thereof a calamitous fate took him up and made him its toy.The Court of Boyville|William Allen White
Were it not for the calamitous results which followed, the whole campaign might be called a "comedy of errors."The Second War with England, Vol. 1 of 2|J. T. Headley.
George had seen Eugene only once since their calamitous encounter.The Magnificent Ambersons|Booth Tarkington
Suppose we use this calamitous forenoon to choose the shapes we are to crystallise into?The Crown of Wild Olive|John Ruskin
His mouth opened—remained open—then filled to capacity with a calamitous sound of grief not unmingled with apprehension.Penrod|Booth Tarkington