Definitions for "CALAMITY"
A more than commonly plain and unmistakable reminder that the affairs of this life are not of our own ordering. Calamities are of two kinds: misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
Any great misfortune or cause of misery; -- generally applied to events or disasters which produce extensive evil, either to communities or individuals.
A state or time of distress or misfortune; misery.
Keywords:  dire, event, loss
a dire event, resulting in loss
an action of a destructive or painful nature such as death, excessive suffering, wounding, etc
a sudden natural occurrence of relatively high intensity that disrupts normal eco-systems to a considerable degree
Keywords:  workshop, released, games, board
Calamity is a board game released by Games Workshop in 1983.
Keywords:  lifetime, find, read, books, full
a limitation, but if I were limited only to reading, I would find the world is so full of a number of books that I could not read them all in this lifetime