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 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"
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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* 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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