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Definition of Disastrous

Disastrous

  1. Full of unpropitious stellar influences; unpropitious; ill-boding.
  2. Attended with suffering or disaster; very unfortunate; calamitous; ill-fated; as, a disastrous day; a disastrous termination of an undertaking.

Disastrous Quotations

In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.
Thomas Merton

Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny.
Ben Stein

It will be disastrous when a leader or manager shows up with one attitude one day and treats people with a different attitude the next day.
Zig Ziglar

I have a Woody Allen Jewish attitude to life: that it's all going to be disastrous. That it hasn't all been that way is simply down to some random quirk of fate.
Antony Sher
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Disastrous Translations

disastrous in German is katastrophal
disastrous in Italian is catastrofale
disastrous in Norwegian is katastrofal, ulykksalig
disastrous in Spanish is catastrofico, desastroso
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