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disastrous

[dih-zas-truhs, -zah-struhs]
adjective
1.
causing great distress or injury; ruinous; very unfortunate; calamitous: The rain and cold proved disastrous to his health.
2.
Archaic. foreboding disaster.

Origin:
1580–90; < Middle French desastreux, Italian disastroso. See disaster, -ous

disastrously, adverb
disastrousness, noun
nondisastrous, adjective
nondisastrously, adverb
nondisastrousness, noun
predisastrous, adjective
predisastrously, adverb
quasi-disastrous, adjective
quasi-disastrously, adverb
undisastrous, adjective
undisastrously, adverb
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disastrous
1580s, from Fr. désastreux (16c.), from désastre (see disaster).
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