noun, plural ca·lam·i·ties.
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“If it weren’t for a pandemic and potential economic calamity, we could really get excited,” Barton, Zillow’s chief executive, said on the company’s last earnings call.Behind real estate’s surprise 2020 boom and what comes next|Rachel Schallom|October 20, 2020|Fortune
Many are ginning up new business models and adopting new technologies that will, they hope, make their businesses more resilient to future calamities—assuming they survive this one.Momofuku CEO: Restaurants ‘need to diversify’ after COVID|rhhackettfortune|October 13, 2020|Fortune
A possible figure of some fun for nonbelievers pre-2020, Rawles’ stature and standing now, post every single calamity that’s struck this year, is damned near mythical, and it’s harder to get ahold of him than your average celebrity.A Prepper’s Secrets to Surviving What’s Left of 2020|Eugene Robinson|September 21, 2020|Ozy
Tesla’s stock decline also coincides with major reversal in the Dow Jones and Nasdaq indices, which had been on a tear this year despite the economic calamity caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Likewise Nick Goulette, executive director of the Watershed Research and Training Center, has seen too little movement for too long to believe anything but utter calamity can get us back on track.They Know How to Prevent Megafires. Why Won’t Anybody Listen?|by Elizabeth Weil|August 28, 2020|ProPublica
Calamity,” Roth writes elsewhere, “when it comes, comes in a rush.American Dreams: How Bush Shaped Our Reading of Roth’s ‘The Plot Against America’|Nathaniel Rich|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lebanon, always on the edge of (and sometimes past the edge of) calamity, but too complicated for most people to figure out.Is It Just Me or Is the World Exploding? So Why Isn’t Obama Doing More?|Michael Tomasky|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Batman and Robin was such a calamity that it was easy to reboot.
But their arrival was experienced by Indians, who found their worlds abruptly overturned, as a calamity.
Calamity here could also lead to the political demise of a far less secure dictator than Stalin.
How could intelligence of the calamity be most gently communicated?Fairy Fingers|Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
It covered them in the day of their calamity, and their trust was under the shadow of its wings.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
We were resolved to succeed or fail together, after the calamity had befallen us as much as before.The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass|Frederick Douglass
After thirteen years of misgovernment and calamity this third member of the Kiuprili family was called to power.The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay|Lord Eversley
I see myself now, face downwards in the orchard grass, broken-hearted by the calamity.Thirty Years in Australia|Ada Cambridge