Sentence for calamity | Use calamity in a sentence

Sentence with word calamity. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use calamity in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for calamity.

  • Then she knew of his calamity! (10)
  • His quickness averted a calamity. (19)
  • It is a disaster for me a calamity. (8)
  • To Englishmen it would be a public calamity. (10)
  • Anna murmured like one overborne by calamity. (10)
  • But to be passive in calamity is the province of no woman. (10)
  • He was deeply and sincerely affected by the calamity he has caused. (10)
  • Victor had more need of a covering shroud to keep calamity respected. (10)
  • Quick natures run out to calamity in any little shadow of it flung before. (10)
  • Van Diemen had no idea of calamity being at work on land when he sat down to breakfast. (10)
  • He staggered back from that vision, could not bear it, could not recognise this calamity. (8)
  • He entered a booth, and partook of ale and ham, feeling that he was in the dregs of calamity. (10)
  • He entered a booth, and partook of ale and ham, feeling that he was in the dregs of calamity. (22)
  • Governor Denonville, to whose policy the calamity was due, seems entirely to have lost his nerve. (19)
  • But the whole thing seemed to her more and more a calamity which nothing could lessen or smooth away. (8)
  • In her calamity she asked her husband what she should do, with but the least hope that he could tell her. (9)
  • There is such experience of calamity there that you could hardly fall the first victim to any misfortune. (9)
  • No one could speak for thinking what he must be thinking of when the ineffable calamity of his home befell it. (9)
  • It was like the transformation in a fairy tale; Beauty had taken her old cloak about her, and bent to calamity. (10)
  • So it is that a dull dread of approaching calamity fills every professional heart when the initial storm sets in. (21)
  • But his sense of the calamity was so patently limited to his unfinished picture that Pierson could not help a smile. (8)
  • He wiped his forehead largely with his handkerchief; as one whom Calamity hunted a little too hard in summer weather. (10)
  • The calamity of my case is that I am in danger of betraying what is wrong with me to others, without knowing it myself. (10)
  • Poor little Clare lay ill, and the calamity that had befallen Farmer Blaize, as regards his rick, was not much exaggerated. (10)
  • But now the shadow of a great calamity fell on me, for my dear Heriot announced his intention of leaving the school next half. (10)
  • He stood holding the handle of the door, revolving this last chapter of calamity suddenly opened where happiness had promised. (10)
  • But if the calamity of a great oath was upon them, they had now in their faithful prosecution of it the support which it gives. (10)
  • March hung his head; he knew it would be useless to protest that his share of the calamity was, by comparison, infinitesimally small. (9)
  • Because he suffered, and decreed that he would suffer silently, and be the only sufferer, it seemed to him that he was great-minded in his calamity. (10)
  • He had, of course, sufficient rational feeling to be chagrined by calamity, but his dominant passion sucked sustaining juices from every passing event. (10)
  • It is painful to confess that Marlowe received this solemn statement with less of gravity than was due to the mysterious nature of the calamity foreshadowed. (1)

Also see sentences for: accident, adversity, affliction, catastrophe, contingency, disaster, fatality.

Definition of calamity:

  • calamity, kal-am’i-ti, n. a great misfortune: affliction. | adj. calam’itous, making wretched, disastrous. | adv. calam’itously, in a calamitous manner. | n. calam’itousness, the quality of producing distress: distress: misery. (0)

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