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Misfortune Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event
  • an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event ,
  • an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Misfortune'

  • Misfortune: Misfortune is an Italian fairy tale, from Palermo, collected by Italo Calvino in his Italian Folktales. Another telling of the tale appears under the title
  • The Misfortune Cookie: "Misfortune Cookie" redirects here. For the episode of The Penguins of Madagascar, see List of The Penguins of Madagascar episodes. "The Misfortune Cookie"
  • Soldiers of Misfortune: "Soldiers of Misfortune" is the lead single from Filter's fourth studio album, Anthems for the Damned. It premiered on Myspace on February 25, 2008 and
  • Humour and the Misfortune of Others: Humour and the Misfortune of Others is the second studio album by New Zealand soul singer Hollie Smith. It was released on 15 March 2010. Russell Baillie
  • Soldier of Misfortune: of Misfortune may refer to: Soldier of Misfortune, a pun on Soldier of Fortune magazine An episode in King of the Hill series Soldier of Misfortune, a
  • Fame and Misfortune: Fame and Misfortune is a 1986 Australian TV series for children about a young boy trying to raise money for a piano. Albert Moran, Moran's Guide to
  • Hammers of Misfortune: Hammers of Misfortune is a progressive heavy metal band from San Francisco, California. The band's style has varied from album to album, at times incorporating
  • Soldiers of Misfortune (album): Soldiers of Misfortune is the third studio album by the Canadian thrash metal band, Sacrifice, released in March 1991. It is their only album with Fringe

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'Misfortune' example sentence in quotations

* A man convinced of his own merit will accept misfortune as an honor, for thus can he persuade others, as well as himself, that he is a worthy target for the arrows of fate. - La Rochefoucauld

* Quiet minds can't be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm. - Robert Louis Stephenson

* This great misfortune - to be incapable of solitude. - La Bruyere

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Misfortune Sample Sentences in News

  • PBA: Ginebra could miss injured Japeth for do-or-die against Rain or Shine
    Fan favorite Barangay Ginebra suffered double misfortune on Wednesday night after bowing to Alaska, slipping down to eighth spot while losing Japeth Aguilar to an ankle sprain.   Read more on this news related to 'Misfortune'
  • Not even HTC can tell the difference between the One M9 and M8
    The HTC One M9 is one of the best Android phones you can buy right now, just like its predecessors. But unlike in previous years, HTC has the misfortune of fighting against completely new iPhone and Galaxy S designs while the HTC One M9 looks too much like last year’s HTC One M8. In fact, last year’s model and this year’s M9 are so similar that not even Read more on this news related to 'Misfortune'
  • Meet Syria's young soldiers of misfortune
    With their childhood reduced to rubble in the ongoing strife, these kids are easy recruits for rebels and ISIS alike. Read more on this news related to 'Misfortune'

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