Noun(1) a state of extreme (usually irremediable(2) an event resulting in great loss and misfortune(3) an act that has disastrous consequences
(1) Hurricane Katrina will be the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history by a factor of five.(2) Nor is the bank rushing blindly into disaster in the event of a bid succeeding.(3) 159 people died in the disaster(4) Does it take a disaster of these proportions to convince us all to give so freely?(5) reduced legal aid could spell financial disaster(6) a disaster movie(7) Pete has a meditation on the space shuttle disaster .(8) It felt like trespassing onto the film set of a disaster movie.(9) At that time, we were doing Goddard and Fellini at film school and we weren't into Irvin Allen's disaster films.(10) He's had a very hard time. His current situation is a total disaster .(11) The horrific devastation caused by this tsunami may be the worst natural disaster in recent history.(12) "We did have a disaster recovery plan in place, " Bob says.(13) The suite contains the computers and equipment necessary to help a small business function in the event of a company disaster .(14) In 1957 a train disaster affected the lives of many people who lived in south London and Kent.(15) Like the best disaster film that's never been made, but no hero to give us the happy ending.(16) He is one of the most talented figures in the history of matte painting and a central figure in the disaster films of the 70s.
(1) natural disaster :: natuurramp
1. catastrophe ::
2. misfortune ::
3. failure ::
4. cataclysm ::
1. hit ::
2. smash ::
3. success ::
4. winner ::
Different Formsdisaster, disasters
Word Example from TV Shows
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This is a DISASTER.
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 13
It's my pre-packed
DISASTER evacuation bag.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 1
Uh, we're both scared
that our marriage will be a DISASTER...
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 3
I had no idea all our relationships
were such a DISASTER.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 18
And it was a DISASTER
for the Targaryens as well.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 9
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