adverse fortune; bad luck. an instance of this; mischance; mishap.
What is the verb form of misfortune?
Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verb misfare which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts. misfortunate. Having suffered misfortune; pitiable.
Is misfortune a verb or noun?
1[uncountable] bad luck He has known great misfortune in his life. We had the misfortune to run into a violent storm. 2[countable] an unfortunate accident, condition, or event synonym blow, disaster She bore her misfortunes bravely.
What part of speech is misfortune?
noun MISFORTUNE (noun) definition and synonyms | Macmillan Dictionary.
What is a sudden or great misfortune or failure called?
A disaster is defined as a sudden or great misfortune or simply any unfortunate event. More precisely, a disaster is an event whose timing is unexpected and whose consequences are seriously destructive. These definitions identify an event that includes three elements: Suddenness. Unexpectedness.