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A really, really bad problem. Worse than a disaster, worse than a catastrophe.
Did you see how he screwed up the presentation? It was a disastrophe!
by Rick Rodrick September 24, 2003
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A combination of the words 'disaster' and 'catastrophe' indicating a very serious and very tragic event. A tragedy of epic proportions.
The flood was a disastrophe for that region of the United States.
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A combination of disaster and catastrophe taking place, usually in the workplace and sometimes involving doughnuts
Guy: I can't believe he ratted us out to the client for blowing off the meeting to go for doughnuts...

Girl: What a disastrophe!!
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A situation or event which scores, in severity, between disaster and catastrophe on the problem scale.
When Maddy realised, after a night of crying about her latest failed relationship, that she had an important Physics test the following day, she declared the situation a disastrophe, and continued sobbing.
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A situation so hideous that it exceeds the definitions of both "disaster" and "catastrophe", thereby necessitating the use of a hybrid.
Sara: How was that new hair place?

Nico: It was a total disastrophe - the guy wanted to give me an ironic perm. Ugh, Williamsburg.
by nwags December 18, 2011
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a cross between a disaster & a catastrophe. The ultimate wreck!
Don't come in! My place is a total disastrophe! Or that drunk chick is a mess! She's a disastrophe waiting to happen!
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diz-a-stro-fee 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 or tragedy 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?!

related words:

disastropic(al) - adjective
disastrophically - adverb

synonyms: misfortune, calamity, tragedy, hot mess.
anonyms: triumph, victory, success.
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