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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

Government 'help' to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.
Ayn Rand

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

It's like gambling somehow. You go out for a night of drinking and you don't know where your going to end up the next day. It could work out good or it could be disastrous. It's like the throw of the dice.
Jim Morrison

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

If God treats you well by teaching you a disastrous lesson, you never forget it.
Ray Bradbury
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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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