OTHER WORDS FOR calamitous
OTHER WORDS FROM calamitousca·lam·i·tous·ly, adverbca·lam·i·tous·ness, nounun·ca·lam·i·tous, adjectiveun·ca·lam·i·tous·ly, adverb
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How to use calamitous in a sentence
One hypothesis that projected calamitous sea level rise is called the marine ice cliff instability.Collapse may not always be inevitable for marine ice cliffs|Sid Perkins|June 17, 2021|Science News
Here was a rare opportunity, many of us hoped, for humanity to pause and redress the calamitous harm it had long inflicted upon nature.Timeless meditations on Earth’s fragility, and the damage humans do|Balaji Ravichandran|May 14, 2021|Washington Post
Education leaders see it as a desperately needed remedy for a calamitous school year that left many students across the country struggling and falling behind.As the school year ends, many districts expand summer school options|Joe Heim, Valerie Strauss, Laura Meckler|April 21, 2021|Washington Post
The protagonists are earnest rubes, the antagonists villainous caricatures, and as in Wolfe’s best-selling tomes, the unlikely subplots thread into a fiery, calamitous climax.
Alayna Curry, an Orlando Health spokeswoman, said the hospital would not discuss Reggie’s calamitous birth, even though his mother has.She Can’t Sue Her Doctor Over Her Baby’s Death. When She Spoke Out, She Was Silenced Again.|by Carol Marbin Miller and Daniel Chang, Miami Herald|April 9, 2021|ProPublica
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
Three calamitous invasions in one year might well have induced reflection in a statesmanlike mind.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
One disaster after another had left him with the belief that he was marked out by fate for calamitous fortunes.The Red City|S. Weir Mitchell
Her brother Rowsley might also be showing another sign of his calamitous condition.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
While under sentence of death, Blake did not show a concern proportioned to his calamitous situation.
But we have nothing to do with the constitutionally luckless: the calamitous history of a simple empty stomach is enough.Rhoda Fleming, Complete|George Meredith