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Definitions for misadventure
ˌmɪs ədˈvɛn tʃərmis·ad·ven·ture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mishap, misadventure, mischancenoun

    an instance of misfortune


  1. misadventurenoun

    An accidental mishap or misfortune.

    Etymology: misaventure, from mesaventure

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misadventurenoun

    mischance; misfortune; ill lick; unlucky accident; ill adventure

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Misadventure

    mis-ad-vent′ūr, n. an unfortunate adventure: ill-luck: disaster.—adjs. Misadvent′ured (Shak.), unfortunate; Misadvent′urous.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misadventure in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misadventure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of misadventure in a Sentence

  1. Circuit Judge Bruce Schroeder:

    It's my understanding he does not dispute the defendant was involved in the homicide, in the death of Ms. Gamez, but that it happened during a sex act, it was consensual and the result of misadventure. The fact a later death (happened) during the same type of activity doesn't prove anything in this case.

  2. Chief Tracy Roles:

    I've never seen where there's been some sort of medical misadventure to this magnitude, but again, it could have been a lot worse. Not to downplay where we are, but thinking about where we could be, it could certainly have been very, very tragic.

  3. Fred Allen:

    Life, in my estimation, is a biological misadventure that we terminate on the shoulders of six strange men whose only objective is to make a hole in one with you.

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    • A. plush
    • B. victimised
    • C. handsome
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