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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to disaster:   (169 results)

Often used in the same context:
calamity, catastrophe, diaster, tragedy, devastation, tsunami, earthquake, floods, spill, quake, hurricane, emergencies, cataclysm, cyclone, meltdown, mudslide, crisis, flashflood, tornado, storm, seaquake, katrina, inundation, nightmare, mudflow, famine, typhoon, accident, preparedness, infernos, debacle, mishap, relief, pandemic, evacuation, temblor, volcanic eruption, carnage, trembler, collapse, gaffe, rescue, hodr, blowout, destruction, fema, fiasco, lahar, landslide, apocalypse, power outage, armageddon, gulf coast, crash, rebuilding, graisse, spillage, blackout, explosion, drought, wildfire, conflagration, eventuality, implosion, prepositioning, cloudburst, derailment, leyte island, twister, bloodbath, deluge, humanitarian, outbreak, epidemics, chaos, aftermath, tremor, blunder, atrocity, responders, mess, windstorm, tidal wave, holocaust, cleanup, leak, haiti, sallade, aid, shambles, scenario, impends, hazmat, failures, flash flood, contingency, trauma, outage, splashdown, hazard, damage, hardship, disasters, misfortune, catastrophes, calamities, downfall, shipwreck, misfortunes, disgrace, peril, evil, disappointment, havoc, ruin, scandal, stressful, illness, coordinated, depression, planned, preand, reform, cial, frustrating, future, hectic, individualised, microlevel, postdischarge

More specific:
act of god, apocalypse, force majeure, inevitable accident, unavoidable casualty, vis major

Appears in the definition of:
brinkmanship, chernobyl, civil defense, death-roll, death toll, deprecation, disaster area, easily, ecologic, ecological, fatality, human death, ill-considered, intangible, last-ditch, melt, meltdown, near thing, notion, organizationally, prophetically, time, visitation

More general:
adversity, bad luck, destruction, devastation, hardship, misfortune

Synonyms:
calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, tragedy

Also try:
— Nouns for disaster: recovery, period, situations, prone, situation, response, mitigation, measures, plan, handling, related, more...

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See disaster used in context: 100+ rhymes, 6 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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