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Synonyms for debacle
dəˈbɑ kəl, -ˈbæk əl, deɪ-de·ba·cle

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Wiktionary

  1. debaclenoun

    An event or enterprise that ends suddenly and disastrously, often with humiliating consequences.

    Synonyms:
    fiasco

Princeton's WordNet

  1. debacle, fiasconoun

    a sudden and violent collapse

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

  2. debaclenoun

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

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

  3. thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whippingnoun

    a sound defeat

    Synonyms:
    whacking, beating, flogging, whipstitch, mass murder, whipping, whipstitching, lacing, carnage, walloping, drubbing, butchery, thrashing, licking, fiasco, trouncing, massacre, lashing, tanning, flagellation, slaughter

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  1. List of paraphrases for "debacle":

    meltdown, breakup, fiasco, break-up, disaster, collapse, bust

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How to use debacle in a sentence?

  1. Chris Cuomo:

    The Trump administration announced eligibility, 65-plus, so you take a state like New York, that is seven million people are eligible for the vaccine, 65-plus, healthcare workers, essential workers, etc. Seven million people. We received 250,000 doses per week, so they constructed a tremendous supply and demand debacle.

  2. Gerry Connolly:

    This debacle could have been avoided.

  3. Charles Schumer:

    Typically, when a political party has suffered an electoral debacle, one of the first things they do is shoot the survivors.

  4. Will Cain:

    If this were President Trump, would there be a push for impeachment? We know the answer is yes. If this phone call didn't happen, if it was simply the Afghan debacle under President Trump? Would there be impeachment? Absolutely. If two top FDA executives resigned under President Trump, would there be a controversy? Yes, clearly we're not playing by the same rules a year ago.

  5. Milan Kundera:

    Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.

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