English-Norwegian translation of calamity

Translation of the word calamity from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

calamity in Norwegian

disasternoun katastrofe [u], kataklysme [u], ulykke [u], elendighet [n]
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Definitions of calamity
1. calamity - an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"
  catastrophe, disaster, tragedy, cataclysm
  misfortune, bad luck unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event
  act of god, force majeure, inevitable accident, unavoidable casualty, vis major a natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events; "he discovered that his house was not insured against acts of God"
  apocalypse a cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil
  famine a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death
  kiss of death something that is ruinous; "if this were known it would be the kiss of death for my political career"
  meltdown a disaster comparable to a nuclear meltdown; "there is little likelihood of a meltdown comparable to the American banking collapse in March 1933"
  plague an annoyance; "those children are a damn plague"
  visitation an official visit for inspection or supervision; "the commissioner made visitations to all the precinct stations"; "the recent visitation of the bishop to his diocese"
  tidal wave a wave resulting from the periodic flow of the tides that is caused by the gravitational attraction of the moon and sun
  tsunami a cataclysm resulting from a destructive sea wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption; "a colossal tsunami destroyed the Minoan civilization in minutes"
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