noun - an experience, person, thing or event that is worse than a disaster and a catastrophe combined.
Origin: from the root words 'disaster' and 'catastrophe'; first used on February 9th 2010 by a four-year old girl to describe her father's nose: "Daddy's nose is turning all red, it is a disastrophe!"
Often misspelled as and confused with "disastrophy" which refers to a trophy wife who has had too much plastic surgery.
1. a mind-boggling mess
on an epic scale: What is happening in Haiti is a disastrophe.
2. any misfortune
, mishap, or failure; fiasco
: My blind date was a disastrophe, he spent the whole night hitting on the waitress.
3. a potent mix of tragedy and stupidity; a clusterf@ck
, particularly one containing an element of the absurd: The government's handling of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina was a total disastrophe.
4. a particularly egregious fashion error; a "hot mess
": That dress is a complete disastrophe, what were you thinking?!
disastropic(al) - adjective
disastrophically - adverb
synonyms: misfortune, calamity, tragedy, hot mess.
anonyms: triumph, victory, success.