The Scream by Edvard Munch

To right ``The Scream'' by Edvard Munch. Credit: photograph Mark Harden ; download page WebMuseum, Paris.

  1. Any unfortunate event.
  2. A great unfortunate event.
  3. Obsolete: An unfavorable aspect of a star or planet.
From Italian for not having a lucky star: derived from disastro and disastrato.

Sources: Ba-343.