View definitions for disaster
noun as in accident, trouble
They remind us of the urgency of stopping greenhouse gas emissions to limit climate-fueled disasters and chaos in the future.
PlayStation 5 pre-orders are open, but the situation is a bit of a disaster.
The size, speed, and timing of the wildfires, coupled with the Covid-19 pandemic, have created a unique disaster.
It’s scenario planning for the worst-case disaster which could occur.
For one of America’s biggest states, it’s the fourth decade of an accelerating disaster.
And black fury toward cops today is fueled by historic economic disparities and by the economic disaster of the past decade plus.
Also like the Air France disaster, the pilots of AirAsia had no time to issue a mayday call.
This was very blunt and surprising to hear from any official in charge of an aviation disaster.
It was an unmitigated disaster, and Lee compares it to the healthcare.gov rollout.
THE NEW YORK TIMES/JILL ABRAMSON DISASTER: It was messy enough when, on May 14, New York Times Co.
The small grain crops had been burned to a crisp, and disaster hung over the land.
The menace of a thunder-cloud approached as in his childhood's dream; disaster lurked behind the quiet outer show.
Mobs of people filled the streets, wildly denouncing the incapability of a Government which could lead them to such disaster.
He faced his loss with stoical fortitude, as I believe he would have confronted any disaster that life could bring.
To endeavor to cut through such an obstacle would undoubtedly have brought about a disaster.
On this page you'll find 127 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disaster, such as: calamity, catastrophe, collapse, crash, debacle, and defeat.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.