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disastrous 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/diˈzastrəs/,
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Causing great damage,
  1. Causing great damage
    • - a disastrous fire swept through the museum
  2. Highly unsuccessful
    • - the team made a disastrous start to the season

  1. black: (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin; "the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin; " ...
  2. (disastrously) in a disastrous manner; "the real value of the trust capital may be disastrously less than when the trust began"
  3. Some well built wooden structures destroyed; most masonry and frame structures destroyed with foundation. Rails bent.