To better see all uses of the word
calamity
in
Anna Karenina
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
calamity
Used In
Anna Karenina
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Finding instead of peace and rest all these, from her point of view, fearful calamities, Darya Alexandrovna was at first in despair.
  • When she had finished, she felt that she was cold all over, and that a fearful calamity, such as she had not expected, had burst upon her.
  • I must say and express fully the following points: first, exposition of the value to be attached to public opinion and to decorum; secondly, exposition of religious significance of marriage; thirdly, if need be, reference to the calamity possibly ensuing to our son; fourthly, reference to the unhappiness likely to result to herself.
  • "If so, it’s a calamity!" that glance told her.
  • If you knew how I feel on the brink of calamity at this instant, how afraid I am of myself!
  • And she, remembering the words that had given her the victory, "how I feel on the brink of calamity, how afraid I am of myself," saw that this weapon was a dangerous one, and that it could not be used a second time.
  • I accept the calamity as an accomplished fact, and am doing my best to help both her and you," said Stepan Arkadyevitch.

  • There are no more uses of "calamity" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • The whole country was affected by the calamity of 9/11.
  • The fire was a terrible calamity.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading