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English noun: mishap

1. mishap (phenomenon) an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate


SamplesIf I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all.


Synonymsbad luck, mischance


Broader (hypernym)chance, fortune, hazard, luck

2. mishap (event) an instance of misfortune


Synonymsmisadventure, mischance


Broader (hypernym)bad luck, misfortune


Narrower (hyponym)accident, crash, derailment, ground loop, near miss, puncture, slip, trip









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