Synonyms for calamitous
Antonyms for calamitous
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CALAMITOUS
But, as to France, I have no doubt in saying that to her it will be calamitous.
The most sanguine could not but fear that we were entering a calamitous period.
Nor did the calamitous consequences of this event thus terminate.
Sire, I ask your majesty's pardon for the calamitous news which I bring.
That was in the ardor of youth, Waterman; it was a calamitous mistake.
This is entirely untrue, and if true the fact would be calamitous.
Otherwise the future of the body seems brief and calamitous.
As for that calamitous woman who, in her folly, gave her sons Fol.
In the one case the result had been catastrophic; in the other, calamitous.
The calamitous event is as little to be accounted for, as it is deeply to be deplored.
1540s, from French calamiteux (16c.), from Latin calamitosus "causing loss, destructive," from calamitas (see calamity). Related: Calamitously; calamitousness.