Definitions and translations for "misfortune"

Definition of misfortune

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1. Bad luck
The worst tour I have ever had the misfortune to experience.
It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training. - Ulysses S. Grant
2. An undesirable event such as an accident
She had to come to terms with a number of misfortunes.
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English - English - misfortune

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n. bad luck, tragedy, hardship, disaster, adversity

English - Spanish - misfortune

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s. desgracia, accidente, adversidad, calamidad, desaguisado, desaventura, descalabro, desdicha, desventura, fatalidad, infortunio, mal, mala suerte, malandanza, malaventura, malaventuranza, tragedia

English - French - misfortune

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n. infortune, malheur

English - German - misfortune

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n. Mißgeschick, Katastrophe, Unglück

English - Indonesian - misfortune

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n. kemalangan, mala, malapetaka

English - Italian - misfortune

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s. sfortuna, sventura, disgrazia

English - Polish - misfortune

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n. nieszczęście, pech, tragedia, niepowodzenie, niepomyślność, licho

English - Portuguese - misfortune

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s. falta de sorte, azar, desgraça

English - Romanian - misfortune

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n. nenorocire, potrivnicie, adversitate, accident, ghinion

English - Russian - misfortune

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с. беда, несчастье, неудача, злоключение

English - Turkish - misfortune

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i. aksilik, tâlihsizlik, belâ, şanssızlık, terslik, felâket, kaza

English - Ukrainian - misfortune

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n. біда, нещастя, напасть, лихо, недоля, неталан, окаянство

English - Dutch - misfortune

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zn. ongeluk; slecht geluk; ramp; rampzaligheid

English - Greek - misfortune

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ουσ. δυστυχία, δυστήχημα, δυστύχημα, ατυχία, πάθημα, ατύχημα

English - Arabic - misfortune

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‏مكروه، سوء طالع، محنة، بلية، حدث مصيب، سوء الحظ، فادحة، قارعة، نائبة مصيبة، نحس، شؤم، مصيبة‏

English - Chinese - misfortune

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(名) 不幸, 坏运气, 灾祸

English - Chinese - misfortune

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(名) 不幸, 壞運氣, 災禍

English - Hindi - misfortune

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n. अभाग्य, दुभार्ग्य, दुर्गति, विगति, आफ़त

English - Japanese - misfortune

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(名) 不運; 災い, 災難

English - Korean - misfortune

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명. 불운, 불행, 액, 비운

English - Vietnamese - misfortune

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n. gặp rủi, vận xấu, không may
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Synonyms for misfortune
1. misadventure: bad luck, mischance
2. disaster: accident, adversity, dole, affliction, tragedy, blow