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...
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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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A misused or misplaced apostrophe
"Many people misuse their aposrtophe's when pluralising words"
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When something's so bad that you can't decide between using disaster or catastrophe
Man, Bieber was such a disastrophe!
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