Synonyms for (noun) debacle

Synonyms: fiasco, debacle

Definition: a sudden and violent collapse

Similar words: collapse

Definition: a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in

Usage: the roof is in danger of collapse; the collapse of the old star under its own gravity


Synonyms: slaughter, whipping, walloping, trouncing, thrashing, debacle, drubbing

Definition: a sound defeat

Similar words: licking, defeat

Definition: an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest

Usage: it was a narrow defeat; the army's only defeat; they suffered a convincing licking


Synonyms: debacle

Definition: flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer

Similar words: flood, inundation, deluge, alluvion

Definition: the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

Usage: plains fertilized by annual inundations