Definitions for: Misfortune

[n] unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event
[n] an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes

Webster (1913) Definition: Mis*for"tune, n.
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.

Mis*for"tune, v. i.
To happen unluckily or unfortunately; to miscarry; to fail.
[Obs.] --Stow.

Synonyms: bad luck, bad luck, ill luck, tough luck

Antonyms: good fortune, good luck

See Also: adversity, adversity, calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, circumstances, destiny, disaster, fate, fortune, hard cheese, hardship, hardship, knock, lot, luck, misadventure, mischance, mishap, pity, portion, shame, tragedy, trouble, weakness

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