Calamity – World of The Day for IELTS Speaking and Writing
Calamity (noun) /kəˈlæməti/
Definition: an event that causes great damage to people’s lives, property, etc.
Synonyms: catastrophe, disaster, adversity, tribulation
- Adj: severe, major, great, dreadful
- Verb: suffer, experience
- Japan suffered severe calamities from a terrible earthquake which completely flattened the whole capital city several years ago.
- The calamity caused by the economic crisis was dreadful.