Synonyms of disaster in English:

disaster


See definition of disaster

noun

1‘a railway disaster’

SYNONYMS

catastrophe, calamity, cataclysm, tragedy, act of God, holocaust

accident, mishap, misadventure, mischance

setback, reversal, reverse of fortune, contretemps, stroke of ill luck, problem, difficulty, heavy blow, shock, buffet

adversity, trouble, misfortune, ruin, ruination, tribulation, woe, distress

technical casualty

archaic bale

Scottish archaic mishanter

ANTONYMS

blessing

2‘my personal life had been a disaster’

SYNONYMS

failure, fiasco, catastrophe, mess, debacle

British damp squib

informal flop, dud, washout, dead loss, dead duck, non-starter, no-hoper, fail

British informal car crash

ANTONYMS

success