Example sentences for: disastrous

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

  • If there was an event that really precipitated the unraveling, it was not anything Reagan did, but the disastrous invasion of Afghanistan and its aftermath.

  • There is a successful pop ballad called “Lady in Red” that worries me every time I hear it because the singer, Mr. de Burgh, has to struggle through three lines ending with the words chance, dance , and romance . As far as I can recall, he pronounces chance with a sharp “a,” and dance with a long “a,” and then he finds himself in the disastrous position of having to pronounce romance with a long “a,” too.

  • In the early days of the administration, Days made a legally sound but politically disastrous decision to appeal the child-pornography conviction of a graduate student for having videotapes that showed teen-age models with their clothes on.

  • Most film types get the chance to create only one disastrous flop in a lifetime.

  • This massive intrusion in the real-estate market, which might be hard to justify even if it had purely beneficial consequences, has a number of obviously disastrous ones.

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