Misfortune

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Misfortune \Mis*for"tune\, noun Bad fortune or luck; calamity; an evil accident; disaster; mishap; mischance.

Consider why the change was wrought, You 'll find his misfortune, not his fault. --Addison.

Syn: Calamity; mishap; mischance; misadventure; ill; harm; disaster. See {Calamity}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Misfortune \Mis*for"tune\, verb (used without an object) To happen unluckily or unfortunately; to miscarry; to fail. [Obs.] --Stow.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

misfortune

noun

1: unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event [syn: {misfortune}, {bad luck}]

2: an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes [syn: {misfortune}, {bad luck}, {tough luck}, {ill luck}] [ant: {good fortune}, {good luck}, {luckiness}]


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