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ca·lam·i·ty      /kəˈlæmɪti/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[kuh-lam-i-tee] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
–noun, plural -ties.
1.a great misfortune or disaster, as a flood or serious injury.
2.grievous affliction; adversity; misery: the calamity of war.

[Origin: 1375–1425; late ME calamite < MF < L calamitāt- (s. of calamitās), perh. akin to incolumitās safety]

—Synonyms 1. reverse, blow, catastrophe, cataclysm; mischance, mishap. See disaster.
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