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misfortune

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of misfortune

  1. bad luck or an example of this <through sheer misfortune our car got a flat tire and we were late for the ceremony> <our misfortunes of the last year included the loss of a beloved pet> Synonyms adversity, ill, knock, misadventure, mischance, mishap, tragedy Related Words calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, disaster; affliction, hardship, trial, tribulation, woe; distress, misery, suffering, unhappiness; defeat, failure, fizzle, nonsuccess; curse, evil, sorrow, trouble; accident, casualty; blow, body blow, disappointment, letdown, setback; circumstance, destiny, doom, fate, lot, portion Near Antonyms break, chance, fluke, godsend, hit, opportunity, strike, stroke, windfall; accomplishment, achievement, success Antonyms fortune, luck, serendipity





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to proceed clumsily or ineffectually

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