Meaning: a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune; "lack of funds has resulted in a catastrophe for our school system"; "his policies were a disaster"
calamity, catastrophe, disaster, tragedy, cataclysm
Meaning: an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"
Meaning: an act that has disastrous consequences
In 1071 came the final disaster.
Disaster Spreads Over the Golden State
There was a sense of disaster in the air.
She accuses me of being the cause of our disaster!
The next ten years were a time of chaos and disaster.
The convicts on Prospect Heights! that was disaster, devastation, ruin.
French was generosity itself in his praise of Haig in these early days of disaster.
And, in fact, only a few days passed before we heard of the disaster which we had foreseen.
Then some disaster happens, for further onwards the broken tablet narrates that the Eagle is falling.
Our conversation turned, naturally, upon the disaster, and especially upon the sad fate of poor Wyatt.