Another word for disasterNoun
- Cataclysm suggests a great upheaval, esp. a political or social one, that causes sudden and violent change with attending distress, suffering, etc.
- Catastrophe is specifically applied to a disastrous end or outcome
- Calamity suggests a grave misfortune that brings deep distress or sorrow to an individual or to the people at large
- Disaster implies great or sudden misfortune that results in loss of life, property, etc. or that is ruinous to an undertaking