-mageddon - definition and synonyms

suffix often humorous 

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  1. used to form nouns referring to a situation that is extremely and unusually bad, especially one that is exaggerated by the media. For example, a very bad traffic jam might be referred to as 'carmageddon'.

    During snowmageddon, our power was out for a week.

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Word story
The suffix -mageddon is based on Armageddon, a battle that will destroy the world described in the Bible.