from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or quality of being calamitous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of bringing calamity or misery; deep distress; wretchedness; misery.
He's been away for far too long but the goalkeeper known as 'El Loco' has made headlines this week after again producing a moment of 'calamitousness' that makes David James look completely sane.
It was purely a rhetorical question, but, much later, when he would have time to think about it, Scott Melroy was to wonder if ever in history such a question had been answered so promptly and with such dramatic calamitousness.