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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
calamity /kə'læmiti/
  • danh từ
    • tai hoạ, tai ương; thiên tai
    • calamity howler
      • anh chàng bi quan yếm thế luôn luôn kêu khổ
Concise Dictionary
+an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 disaster, destruction, ruin, catastrophe, cataclysm, devastation, tragedy, misadventure, mischance, mishap:
Calamity befell the town when it was engulfed in a landslide.
2 distress, affliction, trouble, hardship, misery, tragedy, misfortune, adversity, reverse, ruin, ruination, desolation, wretchedness:
So full is the world of calamity that every source of pleasure is polluted.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[C, U] (plural calamities) an event that causes great harm or damage
Sudan suffered a series of calamities during the 1980s. + His financial help saved the magazine from total calamity.

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