Misfortune

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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Misfortune Cookie: "The Misfortune Cookie" is the third segment of the fourteenth episode from the first season (1985–86) of the television series The New ...
  • Soldier of Misfortune: Soldier of Misfortune may refer to: Soldier of Misfortune, a pun on Soldier of Fortune magazine. An episode in King of the Hill series ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Misfortunes of Elphin: The Misfortunes of Elphin is the fifth novel by Thomas Love Peacock , published in 1829 It is set in a somewhat historically fanciful ...
  • 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. References External ...

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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


  • Misfortune strikes lobster fisherman twice in as many months
    MIMINEGASH — Miminegash lobster fisherman Terry Gallant is speaking today of a close brush with disaster he had over the weekend with his boat the TJ Hooker — the second misfortune to strike Gallant in as many months. Gallant and his son Chad were off Howard’s Cove and closer to the New ... Read more on this news related to 'Misfortune'
  • ‘DWTS’ season 19, week 3 recap: Val’s abs are a washing machine
    I think I can say without hyperbole that this was the single worst episode of Dancing with the Stars I have had the misfortune of watching. Guest judge Kevin Hart made for a miserable two hours; infernally convinced of how funny he is, and screeching like nails on a chalkboard. Of all the dreadful guest […] The post ‘DWTS’ season 19, week 3 recap: Val’s ab Read more on this news related to 'Misfortune'
  • K&C’s Wheel Of Misfortune: Trash Can Dinner
    Shippy lost the Wheel of Misfortune so he must eat from a trash can because that's what it said to do. Read more on this news related to 'Misfortune'

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