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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

Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.
Saskya Pandita

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

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Peter Nivio Zarlenga

No excuses and no sob stories. Life is full of excuses if you're looking. I have no time to gripe over misfortune. I don't waste time looking back.
Junior Seau

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