Example sentences for: disastrous

How can you use “disastrous” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • His purchase of MCA was financially disastrous: The DuPont Corp. shares that he sold to buy the entertainment conglomerate have since gained $9 billion in value.

  • Also, yet another editorial urging the United States to attack Iraq: "A fig-leaf compromise brokered by the U.N. would be disastrous."

  • It was especially disastrous in the acquisition of MCA Inc. by Sony's electronics rival, Matsushita, which took place about the same time.

  • These new immigrants made a living from cotton production and collecting sponges, but after several disastrous harvests and a fierce hurricane, a group of Abaconians left to create a sister community on Key West off the southern tip of Florida.

  • Instead of paying $100 for seed that should last 10 years, you pay $10 for new seed each year, which insures you against the possibility of a disastrous and expensive crop loss.


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