Definitions for misfortunemɪsˈfɔr tʃən

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  1. misfortune, bad luck(noun)

    unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event

  2. misfortune, bad luck, tough luck, ill luck(noun)

    an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes

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  1. misfortune(Noun)

    bad luck

  2. misfortune(Noun)

    an undesirable event such as an accident

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  1. Misfortune(noun)

    bad fortune or luck; calamity; an evil accident; disaster; mishap; mischance

  2. Misfortune(verb)

    to happen unluckily or unfortunately; to miscarry; to fail

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  1. 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 Unfortunate in A Book of Enchantments and Curses, by Ruth Manning-Sanders.


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