noun unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event
noun an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
ill luck; tough luck; bad luck.
- 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.
Syn. -- Calamity; mishap; mischance; misadventure; ill; harm; disaster. See Calamity.
Mis*for"tune intransitive verb
- To happen unluckily or unfortunately; to miscarry; to fail. Obs.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
Fear not the Adverb Hell!