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Definition of Calamitously
Lexicographical Neighbors of Calamitously
Literary usage of Calamitously
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains by Owen Wister (1904)
"It was his lugubrious lot to accompany me in my rambles, preside over my blunders, and save me from calamitously passing into the next world. ..."
2. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1895)
"... which often lies white on our meadows in the early evening. But who has not had too much moisture in this calamitously wet cold summer ? ..."
3. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1893)
"... and listened anxiously, " that though he were pronounced guilty in regard to this deed whereinto he hath calamitously fallen, yet that a judge mildly ..."