listen to the pronunciation of calamitous
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{a} unfortunate, distressing, very afflictive
If you describe an event or situation as calamitous, you mean it is very unfortunate or serious. the calamitous state of the country. = disastrous
{s} of calamity; distressing, miserable
Suffering calamity; wretched; miserable
Concerning or involving calamity, disastrous
(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin; "the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error"
Producing, or attended with distress and misery; making wretched; wretched; unhappy
In a calamitous manner
disastrously, catastrophically