What does the word calamity mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Calamitous.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A misfortune or disaster; adversity.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Calamityness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Calamityly.

Usage examples for calamity

  1. 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
  2. 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