Calamity Noun Synonyms
disaster, destruction, ruin, catastrophe, cataclysm, devastation, tragedy, misadventure, mischance, mishap
Calamity befell the town when it was engulfed in a landslide.
distress, affliction, trouble, hardship, misery, tragedy, misfortune, adversity, reverse, ruin, ruination, desolation, wretchedness
So full is the world of calamity that every source of pleasure is polluted.