Meaning of DISASTER in English

n. 25B6; noun

a railway disaster : CATASTROPHE, calamity, cataclysm, tragedy, act of God, holocaust; accident.

a string of personal disasters : MISFORTUNE, mishap, misadventure, mischance, setback, reversal, stroke of bad luck, blow.

(informal) the film was a disaster : FAILURE, fiasco, catastrophe, debacle; informal flop, dud, washout, dead loss.


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