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Definition of Disaster

Disaster

  1. An unpropitious or baleful aspect of a planet or star; malevolent influence of a heavenly body; hence, an ill portent.
  2. An adverse or unfortunate event, esp. a sudden and extraordinary misfortune; a calamity; a serious mishap.
  3. To blast by the influence of a baleful star.
  4. To bring harm upon; to injure.

Disaster Quotations

Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.
Walt Disney

Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Elon Musk

The moral values, ethical codes and laws that guide our choices in normal times are, if anything, even more important to help us navigate the confusing and disorienting time of a disaster.
Sheri Fink

Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign of weakness to show affection; to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace, and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster.
Agnes Smedley

I thought the Vietnam war was an utter, unmitigated disaster, so it was very hard for me to say anything good about it.
George McGovern
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Disaster Translations

disaster in Italian is guaio, malanno
disaster in Latin is calamitas
disaster in Norwegian is katastrofe, ulykke
disaster in Spanish is desastre, calamidad
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