Disastrous

Dis*as"trous

(?), a. [Cf. F. dsastreux. See Disaster.] 1. Full of unpropitious stellar influences; unpropitious; ill-boding. [Obs.]
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The moon
In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds.
Milton.
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2. Attended with suffering or disaster; very unfortunate; calamitous; ill-fated; ending in utter failure or ruin; as, a disastrous day; a disastrous termination of an undertaking.
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Wherein I spake of most disastrous chances.
Shak.

-- Dis*as"trous*ly, adv. -- Dis*as"trous*ness, n.
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