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.
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!
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!!
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.
Sara: How was that new hair place?
Nico: It was a total disastrophe - the guy wanted to give me an ironic perm. Ugh, Williamsburg.
A hybrid combination of the words "disaster" and "catastrophe" used in any situation that requires a little extra intensity.
A: Have you heard Apache Thundersnow's new single?
R: I haven't, is it any good?
A: No, it's a disastrophe! Their debut single "I'm Hardcore" was so much better...
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.