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calamity
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
a disastrous event; or the distress resulting from it
  • Well, that may be vicious, unjust, calamitous-but such is life in society.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (49% in)
  • It is not success, but calamity that we regard as the abnormal exception in human life.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (11% in)

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