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disastrously

disastrously

2 definitions found
 for disastrously
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disastrous \Dis*as"trous\, a. [Cf. F. d['e]sastreux. See
     Disaster.]
     1. Full of unpropitious stellar influences; unpropitious;
        ill-boding. [Obs.]
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              The moon
              In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds. --Milton.
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     2. Attended with suffering or disaster; very unfortunate;
        calamitous; ill-fated; ending in utter failure or ruin;
        as, a disastrous day; a disastrous termination of an
        undertaking.
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              Wherein I spake of most disastrous chances. --Shak.
        -- Dis*as"trous*ly, adv. -- Dis*as"trous*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  disastrously
      adv 1: in a disastrous manner; "the real value of the trust
             capital may be disastrously less than when the trust
             began"