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Mishap definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MISHAP', n. Ill chance; evil accident; ill luck; misfortune.
Secure from worldly chances and mishaps.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate; "if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all" [syn: bad luck, mischance, mishap]
2: an instance of misfortune [syn: mishap, misadventure, mischance]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century 1. an unfortunate accident 2. bad luck ; misfortune Synonyms: see misfortune

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. an unlucky accident.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Mishap Mis*hap", n. Evil accident; ill luck; misfortune; mischance. --Chaucer. Secure from worldly chances and mishaps. --Shak.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Mishap Mis*hap", v. i. To happen unluckily; -- used impersonally. [Obs.] ``If that me mishap.'' --Chaucer.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(mishaps) A mishap is an unfortunate but not very serious event that happens to someone. After a number of mishaps she did manage to get back to Germany... The plot passed off without mishap. N-VAR

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Misfortune, mischance, misadventure, calamity, ill luck, accident, disaster.

Moby Thesaurus

accident, adversity, blow, calamity, casualty, cataclysm, catastrophe, collision, contretemps, crack-up, crash, disaster, dole, grief, ill hap, misadventure, mischance, misfortune, nasty blow, pileup, shipwreck, shock, smash, smashup, staggering blow, tragedy, wreck



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