Synonyms of catastrophe in English:

catastrophe


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See Spanish definition of catástrofe

noun

1‘the bush fires were the latest in a growing list of catastrophes’

SYNONYMS
disaster, calamity, cataclysm, crisis, holocaust, ruin, ruination, tragedy, blow, shock
adversity, blight, trouble, trial, tribulation, mishap, misfortune, mischance, misadventure, accident, failure, reverse, woe, affliction, distress
informal meltdown, whammy
British informal car crash
archaic bale
Scottish archaic mishanter
ANTONYMS

salvation, godsend