bad luck, mischance, mishap(noun)
an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate
"if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all"
mishap, misadventure, mischance(noun)
an instance of misfortune
An accident, mistake, or problem.
After the mishap with the banana peel, he watches his step now.
evil accident; ill luck; misfortune; mischance
to happen unluckily; -- used impersonally
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mis-hap′, n. ill chance: accident: misfortune.—v.i. Mishap′pen (Spens.), to happen ill.
The numerical value of mishap in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of mishap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The experience and lessons we learned from the mishap will help improve our work in the future.
Correcting the causal factors in the Jan. 8, 2014 MH mishap is paramount to the CH/MH-53 community.
Just so you know, most of those big shows are [lip-synched] because they don’t want a mishap, and they want to make sure that everything is right.
Pieces of the failed rotor arm cut through the engine's fan case, the engine bay, an internal fuel tank, and hydraulic and fuel lines before exiting through the aircraft's upper fuselage, the total mishap damage is estimated to be in excess $50 million.
When you can't hear, you can't hear, Osmond said. I don’t care what you think. People think you can hear. You don’t know what to sing to. You don't know what pitch to sing in, and they go, ‘You know, it was lip-synched.’ just so you know, most of those big shows are [lip-synched] because they don’t want a mishap, and they want to make sure that everything is right.
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