Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Calamity"

The meaning of "Calamity" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does one calamity following upon the heels of another mean?
A: one problem leads to another like a domino affect
Q: What does calamity mean?
A: A disaster, sudden damage, crisis.

Synonyms of "Calamity" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between calamity and disaster ?
A: They basically mean the same thing.
"The tsunami was a terrible disaster."
"The tsunami was a terrible calamity."
Q: What is the difference between calamity and disaster ?
A: I've always thought of 'calamity' as referring to a large scale disaster like a flood, whereas 'disaster' can refer to that, but can also be something personal instead. In many ways 'disaster' has lost its meaning because people use it all the time, so for me at least 'calamity' is more hard-hitting.
Q: What is the difference between calamity and disaster ?
A: 両方の単語は同じことを意味します

Really they have the same meaning and are interchangeable.

Translations of "Calamity"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? calamity
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? calamity
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Other questions about "Calamity"

Q: What does "as" of "as the calamity shaped ~ mean?
Does it mean "because" or "while" or anything else?

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The assessment of casualties has been difficult because of the widespread area affected by the rainfall, flooding and landslides. Authorities warned that landslides could strike even after rain subsides as the calamity shaped up to be potentially the worst in decades.
A: I think this sentence is poorly written precisely because it makes you wonder. But it has to mean "because" here. If it meant "while", the tenses of the two clauses would have to match.
Q: Historical calamity does this sound natural?
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