What is the meaning of calamity?

noun

  • An event resulting in great loss and misfortune.
    • usage: "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"
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APAWordNet. (2010). calamity. Retrieved August 17, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/calamity/definitions/1219542
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MLAWordNet. "calamity" 23 October 2010. Web. 17 August 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/calamity/definitions/1219542>
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