disastrously

[ dih-zas-truh s, -zah-struh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF disastrously
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I'm very sorry indeed that things have turned out so disastrously.

Was there ever a voyage which began so fairly and which changed so disastrously?

It was on a Friday that Schwartz's chase had ended so disastrously.

But it is as disastrously long-sighted to be interested only in what is prehistoric.

The new exclusion, if adopted, could hardly work other than disastrously.

There, thirty years before, their countrymen had been disastrously defeated.

"The hospital was disastrously the loser, in any case," he remarked.

By which he meant so dangerously, so disastrously feminine and innocent and pretty.

To have attempted twice, and twice to have failed so disastrously!

But that party most disastrously for the country refused all compromise.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, "ill-starred," from French désastreux (16c.), from désastre (see disaster) or from Italian desastroso. Meaning "calamitous" is from c.1600. Related: Disastrously.

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