Definition of calamitous in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore calamitousSUPmost calamitousSUF-tous
    1. Concerning or involving calamity, disastrous.
      1. The city was struck by a calamitous cyclone.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • In this solid account of the calamitous effect of dry utopianism on New York City, Lerner explains how the Prohibition amendment was passed and why its execution failed.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
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    1. en calamitously
    2. en calamitousness
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    Meaning of calamitous for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "calamitous" is an adjective.
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