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  • nounaccident
  • nounvictim

synonyms for casualty

  • blow
  • calamity
  • catastrophe
  • disaster
  • mishap
  • chance
  • contingency
  • debacle
  • misadventure
  • misfortune
See also synonyms for: casualties
  • dead
  • fatality
  • injured
  • loss
  • wounded
  • prey
  • sufferer
  • death toll
  • killed
  • missing
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antonyms for casualty

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  • blessing
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • happiness
  • miracle
  • success
  • wonder
  • certainty
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    How to use casualty in a sentence

    When the teaching of reading is framed as a war, nuance and common areas of agreement are casualties.
    IS THERE REALLY A ‘SCIENCE OF READING’ THAT TELLS US EXACTLY HOW TO TEACH KIDS TO READ?VALERIE STRAUSSJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    I fully expect this vaccination program will be the next casualty of over promising and under delivering.
    'IT'S UNIMAGINABLY BAD.' HOW GOVERNMENT FAILURES AND THE NEW COVID-19 VARIANT ARE PUSHING THE U.K.'S HEALTH SYSTEM INTO CRISISSUYIN HAYNESJANUARY 13, 2021TIME
    COP26 was just one of many conference casualties, of course—but climate commitments kept coming despite predictions that action on the issue might completely fall by the wayside as the world battled the virus.
    2020 WAS THE YEAR OF THE ‘NET ZERO BY 2050’ COMMITMENT. WILL 2021 BE THE YEAR WE GET THE DETAILS?KDUNN6JANUARY 1, 2021FORTUNE
    Both, in his view, are casualties of a presidency that has downplayed or dismissed science and medicine in the pursuit of political gain.
    ‘THERE’S BEEN SOME CRACKS:’ BILL GATES QUESTIONS FDA’S CREDIBILITY ON A COVID-19 VACCINECLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
    Chrysler continued to produce engines in Kenosha until 2010, when it became a casualty of the company’s bankruptcy.
    KENOSHA’S UNUSUAL ECONOMIC EVOLUTION MADE IT THE PERFECT POLITICAL FLASHPOINTREYMASHAYEKHISEPTEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
    It’s hard to fully process the weight of each loss as the casualties stack up at an accelerating rate.
    IS THE GOVERNMENT JUST GOING TO WATCH THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY DIE?ELAZAR SONTAGAUGUST 28, 2020EATER
    When companies suddenly moved to remote working, with no timeline as to when—or if—they’d be going back to the office, a likely casualty appeared to be corporate culture.
    COMPANY CULTURE IS HOLDING UP SURPRISINGLY WELL IN THE PANDEMICCASSIE WERBERAUGUST 18, 2020QUARTZ
    (a) Was the apparatus for lowering the boats on the Titanic at the time of the casualty in good working order?
    LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
    (a) What messages for assistance were sent by the Titanic after the casualty, and at what times respectively?
    LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
    (a) Was ice seen and reported by anybody on board the Titanic before the casualty occurred?
    LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
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    WORDS RELATED TO CASUALTY

    • 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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