Poll: Poll: It was ____ disaster.
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disaster is a countable noun so we can say "It was a total disaster."
if you say total or totally instead of a total you make disaster an adjective
total disaster- I'm thinking of it as uncountable, swamping, all-consuming awfulness. a total disaster= 1 example of the above