Definition of disastrous in English:

disastrous

Line breaks: dis¦as|trous
Pronunciation: /dɪˈzɑːstrəs
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

disastrously

adverb
More example sentences
  • They have all been shown up as disastrously wrong.
  • The fact that events have not gone well over the past two months is somehow taken as proof that they've gone disastrously.
  • Those two syndromes could work together disastrously.

Origin

late 16th century (in the sense 'ill-fated'): from French désastreux, from Italian disastroso, from disastro 'disaster'.

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