Disastrous meaning

dĭ-zăstrəs, -săs-
The definition of disastrous is something that is very harmful or damaging.

An example of something disastrous is a tornado that destroys many homes.

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Accompanied by or causing distress or disaster; calamitous.
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Extremely bad; terrible.

A disastrous report card.

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Of the nature of a disaster; causing great harm, damage, etc.; calamitous.
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Of the nature of a disaster; calamitous.
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Origin of disastrous

  • From French désastreux, from Middle French desastre (modern désastre) 'disaster', from Italian disastro, itself from dis- "away, without" (from Latin) + astro "star, planet" (from Latin astrum 'star, celestial body', from Ancient Greek (astron)).

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