disastrous


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(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences

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As he said, if his opinion had been asked when the gold- hunters started, he would have foretold their disastrous end.
They brought disastrous accounts of the Tonquin, which were at first treated as fables, but which were too sadly confirmed by a different tribe that arrived a few days subsequently.
A friend, who knew the disastrous intelligence he had received, expressed his astonishment that he could have calmness of spirit sufficient for such a scene of light amusement.
The influence of brandy upon him, and of slavery upon her, had effected a disastrous change in the characters of both; so that, as far as they were concerned, I thought I had little to lose by the change.
The whole story would have been speedily formed under her active imagination; and every thing established in the most melancholy order of disastrous love.
He had not yet made up his mind whether he would, or would not, give more than a guinea for the wedding-ring; and he wasted the rest of the day to such disastrous purpose in one jeweler's shop after another, that he and the captain, and the new lady's maid (who traveled with them), were barely in time to catch the last train from London that evening.
Valerius, at a disastrous adventure which will remain dangerous so long as we have not unraveled its threads and of which you will certainly end by being the victim, Christine.
My rival is called Anselmo and I myself Eugenio- that you may know the names of the personages that figure in this tragedy, the end of which is still in suspense, though it is plain to see it must be disastrous.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sep 28 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said that impact of demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been disastrous.
WASHINGTON -- US has said recent terror attacks in Balochistan including suicide attack at the shrine of Shah Noorani are disastrous.
In a statement issued here on Sunday, the PTI chief said that the closure of Pak-Turk schools in Pakistan would be disastrous for the country.
A disastrous prime minister DAVID Cameron will turn out to be the most disastrous Prime Minister since Neville Chamberlain.
When they become separated, she faces a disastrous journey across the country in the company of a charming local innkeeper, and is tempted to leave her boyfriend for her travelling companion.
Flower, who stood down as England head coach following the disastrous Ashes tour last winter, remained as technical director of elite coaching at the England and Wales Cricket Board and will now play a key role in developing players for the top team.
The UKIP leader knows after a disastrous few days that he needs to promote popular policies - to that end he has decided to tackle global warming by promising to send 30,000 troops to the sun.