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Definition of Misfortune

Misfortune

  1. Bad fortune or luck; calamity; an evil accident; disaster; mishap; mischance.
  2. To happen unluckily or unfortunately; to miscarry; to fail.

Misfortune Quotations

To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
Oscar Wilde

Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Aristotle

Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
Chanakya

Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
William James

Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
Napoleon Hill
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Misfortune Translations

misfortune in Dutch is ongeluk
misfortune in French is malheur
misfortune in Italian is guaio
misfortune in Latin is calamitas, infortunium, malum, infelicitas
misfortune in Spanish is infortunio
misfortune in Swedish is olycka

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