Definition of Calamities

1. Noun. (plural of calamity) ¹



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Definition of Calamities

1. calamity [n] - See also: calamity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calamities

calamata
calamatas
calambac
calambour
calami
calamine
calamine lotion
calamined
calamines
calamining
calamint
calamints
calamite
calamites
calamitic
calamities (current term)
calamitous
calamitously
calamitousness
calamity
calamondin
calamondins
calamosaur
calamus
calamus oil
calamus scriptorius
calando
calanoid
calanoids
calanolide

Literary usage of Calamities

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"... of the calamities o* Europe, there was reason to fear that the same calamities would soon extend to the peaceful countries of Asia. ..."

2. Works by Washington Irving (1892)
"Before he could complete these arrangements, however, unlooked-for calamities fell upon the settlement, that for a time interrupted every project, ..."

3. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... his own prosperity, to refuse to be on an equality with the mass ; since in the same way he who is unfortunate shares Ins calamities with no one else. ..."

4. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1899)
"Still it repented not of its evil ways. The gluttony, the wine-bibbing, the immersion in calamities carnal delights ceased not ; and 1t was a ..."

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