Calamitous

Ca*lam"i*tous

(?), a. [L. Calamitosus; cf. F. calamiteux.]
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1. Suffering calamity; wretched; miserable. [Obs.]
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Ten thousands of calamitous persons.
South.
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2. Producing, or attended with distress and misery; making wretched; wretched; unhappy. "This sad and calamitous condition." South. "A calamitous prison" Milton.

Syn. -- Miserable; deplorable; distressful; afflictive; wretched; grievous; baleful; disastrous; adverse; unhappy; severe; sad; unfortunate.

-- Ca*lam"i*tous*ly, adv. -- Ca*lam"i*tous*ness, n.
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