An utter failure
Dire distress resulting from loss or tragedy.
The condition of having been destroyed:
A powerful or sudden effort by which something is done, produced, or accomplished; also, something done or accomplished by such an effort.
Tragedy is defined as something very bad that happens.
The definition of hardship is adversity, or something difficult or unpleasant that you must endure or overcome.
The climax of a drama.
The definition of a fiasco is something that is an utter and complete disaster.
1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The People that Time Forgot, edition HTML, The Gutenberg Project, published 2008:
Desolation is defined as the state of being uninhabited, lonely or dreary.
Anything like an avalanche in suddenness and overwhelming quantity (like a barrage, blitz, etc).
The definition of a mishap is a minor problem or something that goes wrong.
One that is successful:
A type or impression for z or Z
A cause or source of suffering:
A condition of pain, disease, or malfunction:
Misfortune is bad luck or a distressing occurrence.
Destructive or harmful effects:
A ship that has been disabled or destroyed by a storm or other disaster
(Uncountable) Something that leads to serious trouble or destruction.
A mechanism, such as a gear in a motor vehicle, that is used to reverse movement.
A noteworthy achievement or success:
A state of open, often prolonged fighting; a battle or war.
Something promoting or contributing to happiness, well-being, or prosperity; a boon.
Something given as a token of love, affection, or remembrance.
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
The condition or fact of being insufficient or falling short:
An unpleasant and unintended happening, sometimes resulting from negligence, that results in injury, loss, damage, etc.
An accident, especially one involving serious injury or loss of life.
Something, such as punishment, that is inflicted.
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
An unforeseen event that disrupts the normal course of things; an inopportune occurrence.
A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
The provision made for a parent to spend time with a child who is in the physical custody of another.
A state of wretchedness or misfortune; poverty and trouble
Fine, soft, fluffy feathers forming the first plumage of a young bird and underlying the contour feathers in certain adult birds.
A protracted controversy or struggle:
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