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synonyms for calamity

  • adversity
  • cataclysm
  • catastrophe
  • collapse
  • hardship
  • misfortune
  • mishap
  • scourge
  • woe
  • affliction
  • cross
  • curtains
  • distress
  • downfall
  • misadventure
  • mischance
  • reverse
  • ruin
  • trial
  • tribulation
  • visitation
  • waterloo
  • wreck
  • wretchedness
  • bad thing
  • blue ruin
  • holy mess
  • the worst
  • unholy mess
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antonyms for calamity

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  • advantage
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • boon
  • favor
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • happiness
  • miracle
  • success
  • wonder
  • comfort
  • creation
  • health
  • peace
  • fortune
  • joy
  • profit
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How to use calamity in a sentence

“If it weren’t for a pandemic and potential economic calamity, we could really get excited,” Barton, Zillow’s chief executive, said on the company’s last earnings call.
BEHIND REAL ESTATE’S SURPRISE 2020 BOOM AND WHAT COMES NEXTRACHEL SCHALLOMOCTOBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
Many are ginning up new business models and adopting new technologies that will, they hope, make their businesses more resilient to future calamities—assuming they survive this one.
MOMOFUKU CEO: RESTAURANTS ‘NEED TO DIVERSIFY’ AFTER COVIDRHHACKETTFORTUNEOCTOBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
A possible figure of some fun for nonbelievers pre-2020, Rawles’ stature and standing now, post every single calamity that’s struck this year, is damned near mythical, and it’s harder to get ahold of him than your average celebrity.
A PREPPER’S SECRETS TO SURVIVING WHAT’S LEFT OF 2020EUGENE ROBINSONSEPTEMBER 21, 2020OZY
Tesla’s stock decline also coincides with major reversal in the Dow Jones and Nasdaq indices, which had been on a tear this year despite the economic calamity caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
TESLA’S STOCK HAS PLUNGED 34% IN ONE WEEKDANIELLE ABRILSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
Likewise Nick Goulette, executive director of the Watershed Research and Training Center, has seen too little movement for too long to believe anything but utter calamity can get us back on track.
THEY KNOW HOW TO PREVENT MEGAFIRES. WHY WON’T ANYBODY LISTEN?BY ELIZABETH WEILAUGUST 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
She waited for no further formalities, but shaken with the sure foreboding of calamity, turned and fled the room.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Ethel's understanding perceived, but her mind refused to grasp the extent of the calamity.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
The destruction of Moab is near to come: the calamity thereof shall come on exceeding swiftly.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
I became keenly aware of the dreadful psychic calamity it involved.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Owing to their strange appearance, comets were to the ancients omens of calamity.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
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WORDS RELATED TO CALAMITY

  • blow
  • calamity
  • casualty
  • collision
  • crack-up
  • disaster
  • fender-bender
  • fluke
  • hazard
  • misadventure
  • misfortune
  • mishap
  • pileup
  • rear-ender
  • setback
  • smash
  • smash-up
  • stack-up
  • total
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