What is the meaning of the word 'calamity'

calamity - disaster; misery

Some sentence examples which use the word 'calamity'

  • The cyclone in Orissa was the worst calamity in the history of India.
  • It undoubtedly existed in pre-exilian Israel, especially in times of crisis or calamity, for the appeasement of an offended deity (2 Sam.
  • Public calamity was added to private bereavement.
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