What does calamity mean?


What does calamity mean?

Use of the Word

Calamity is a noun that is not often used in English because it has such dire connotations that it should not be used lightly.

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The Call of the Wild Vocabulary
The Call of the Wild Vocabulary


Chapter 5 / Lesson 8

''Call of the Wild'' by Jack London is about a dog named Buck who lives in California until he is kidnapped and taken to Canada to be used as a sled dog in the gold rush of the 1890s. This lesson defines some of the harder words in the book.

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