disadventure

noun

obsolete
: mishap

Word History

Etymology

alteration (influenced by ad-) of Middle English disaventure, from Middle French desaventure, from Old French, from des- dis- entry 1 + -aventure chance, adventure

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“Disadventure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disadventure. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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