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
  • 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: "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
  • 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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'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


  • Pleasure at Another's Misfortune Is Evident in Children as Young as Two
    Even very young children will show signs of schadenfreude when an inequitable situation is rectified. Read more on this news related to 'Misfortune'
  • Vikrant lost the survival war against its own countrymen: Sena
    Mumbai: Describing iconic INS Vikrant's reduction into scrap as "misfortune" of the country, the Shiv Sena today said the decommissioned warship that helped India win the 1971 battle against Pakistan, lost the fight for survival against its own countrymen. "Every man in the country was against the scrapping of this ship and wanted it (INS Vikran Read more on this news related to 'Misfortune'
  • INS Vikrant lost the survival war against its own countrymen: Shiv Sena
    Describing iconic INS Vikrants reduction into scrap as 'misfortune' of the country, the Shiv Sena on Monday said the decommissioned warship that helped India win the 1971 battle against Pakistan, lost the fight for survival against its own countrymen. Read more on this news related to 'Misfortune'

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