What does the word calamity mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Calamitous.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A misfortune or disaster; adversity.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Calamityly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Calamityness.

Usage examples for calamity

  1. Yet had those within the Great Pyramid come already to much sorrow and calamity because that some had made attempt in this matter. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  2. On my way to the City Hotel, where I had resolved to await like a man what calamity there might be, I again passed the barber- shop. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. Should such a calamity befall our distracted country, I shall die without a groan, even though I am a grown person. – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1 by Robert H. Newell
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