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Court painter to the Spanish Crown, he is perhaps best known for his harrowing Disasters of War series.

Fifty years ago, we were just beginning to learn some important lessons from natural disasters, epidemics, and manmade tragedies.

Overall, 49 percent of Americans polled stated that natural disasters were evidence of the end times.

What explains the recent spate of extreme weather events and other natural disasters?

For years she has done philanthropic work with third world countries, and those affected by major disasters.

Do not suffer yourselves to be persuaded that measures of foresight are always followed by disasters.

Yet, even against such accumulated disasters and disgraces, his vigorous and aspiring mind bore up.

The post-office strike has already shown us what deplorable disasters even a skirmish can bring about.

The people blame themselves for the disasters and the adversities which they endure continually.

Shall we curse steam, which has changed the face of the earth, because it has caused so many awful disasters?


On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disasters, such as: harm, crash, catastrophe, emergency, failure, and fiasco.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.