Dis*as"trous (?), a. [Cf. F. d'esastreux. See Disaster.]


Full of unpropitious stellar influences; unpropitious; ill-boding.


The moon In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds. Milton.


Attended with suffering or disaster; very unfortunate; calamitous; ill-fated; as, a disastrous day; a disastrous termination of an undertaking.

Wherein I spake of most disastrous chances. Shak.

-- Dis*as"trous*ly, adv. -- Dis*as"trous*ness, n.


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