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How to use disastrous in a sentence
Decades of rushing to stamp out flames that naturally clear out small trees and undergrowth have had disastrous unintended consequences.Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead. | James Temple | September 17, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
If the TV doesn’t know exactly how long your soundbar will take, it may send the video before the soundbar has finished, leading to a disastrous mismatch of the mouths on screen.How to fix that annoying audio delay on your soundbar | Whitson Gordon | August 25, 2020 | Popular-Science
Furthermore, in all three of these cases, poorly informed decisions set a disastrous chain of events in motion.
Such publication often had disastrous consequences for the person “outed” in print.How the New York Media Covered The Stonewall Riots | LGBTQ-Editor | June 23, 2020 | No Straight News
The disease would likely spread, which would be disastrous for many people beyond just you.A Philosopher Answers Everyday Moral Dilemmas In A Time Of Coronavirus | LGBTQ-Editor | April 15, 2020 | No Straight News
He knew that a public appearance with Duke could be disastrous.
At any moment, the slightest loss in concentration could see a disastrous tumble.
The Ebola pandemic in West Africa is having a disastrous effect on tourism on the whole continent.Ebola Could Deal a Death Blow to Africa’s Wildlife | Brandon Presser | November 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But the consequences of a filing would have been disastrous.Remember the $182 Billion AIG Bailout? It Just Wasn’t Generous Enough | Daniel Gross | October 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Another memorable, if not disastrous, misstep, of course, was his turn as Batman in Batman and Robin.
The promises of Bellamy and Planner were as far from fulfilment as ever; their performance as vigorous and disastrous as at first.
And new consequences, still more disastrous than any she had foreseen, presented themselves one after another.Hilda Lessways | Arnold Bennett
The following might have been more disastrous in its results; the same parties were concerned.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
One way alone offered—to break the disastrous contracts by payments made down without delay.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
Besides, the storm that had threatened on the night of his first visit had proved a most disastrous one.Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
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