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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from a sad and unlucky event; An unlucky and sad state resulting from unfavorable outcomes.

Usage examples (36)
  • General Monk's "misfortune" is no less a calamity than his marriage.
  • Will Clark's misfortune is Jeff Conine's good fortune.
  • What dire misfortune is this I must bear fief or loath?
  • Fayth my misfortune is shee knowes hir sceane self too well. for more
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