Calamitous and Distressing


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Calamitous adjective – Bringing about ruin or misfortune.
Distressing is a synonym for calamitous in unfortunate topic. In some cases you can use "Distressing" instead an adjective "Calamitous", when it comes to topics like deplorable, tragic.
Nearby Words: calamity, calamitously
Synonyms for Calamitous


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Distressing adjective – Of a kind to cause great distress.
Usage example: the distressing death of our favorite actor

Calamitous is a synonym for distressing in unfortunate topic. You can use "Calamitous" instead an adjective "Distressing", if it concerns topics such as deplorable, tragic.
Nearby Words: distress, distressed, distressingly, distressful
Synonyms for Distressing

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