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disastrously


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disastrous  \Dis*as"trous\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  d['e]sastreux.  See 
  {Disaster}.] 
  1.  Full  of  unpropitious  stellar  influences;  unpropitious; 
  ill-boding.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  moon  In  dim  eclipse,  disastrous  twilight  sheds. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Attended  with  suffering  or  disaster;  very  unfortunate; 
  calamitous;  ill-fated;  as  a  disastrous  day  a  disastrous 
  termination  of  an  undertaking. 
 
  Wherein  I  spake  of  most  disastrous  chances.  --Shak. 
  --  {Dis*as"trous*ly},  adv  --  {Dis*as"trous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disastrously 
  adv  :  in  a  disastrous  manner;  "the  real  value  of  the  trust  capital 
  may  be  disastrously  less  than  when  the  trust  began" 




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