Meaning of DISASTER in English

n. Function: noun

a sudden calamitous event bringing great damage, loss, or destruction FF1C; a flood disaster struck the valley FF1E;

Synonyms: calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, misadventure, tragedy, woe(s)

Related Words: accident, casualty, fatality, mishap; adversity, distress, misadventure, mischance, misfortune; rock(s)

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.