Calamitous - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Calamitous.

CATACLYSMIC
DIRE
FATAL
TRAGIC
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CATACLYSMIC
  1. severely destructive; "cataclysmic nuclear war"; "a cataclysmic earthquake"
DIRE
  1. causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"
  2. fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless; "a desperate illness"; "on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"- G.C.Marshall; "a dire emergency"
FATAL
  1. controlled or decreed by fate; predetermined; "a fatal series of events"
  2. having momentous consequences; of decisive importance; "that fateful meeting of the U.N. when...it declared war on North Korea"- Saturday Rev; "the fatal day of the election finally arrived"
  3. bringing death
  4. (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin; "the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error"
TRAGIC
  1. very sad; especially involving grief or death or destruction; "a tragic face"; "a tragic plight"; "a tragic accident"
  2. of or relating to or characteristic of tragedy; "tragic hero"
Clue Database Last Updated: 26/09/2018 9:00am

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