Misadventure



[mis-uh d-ven-cher] /ˌmɪs ədˈvɛn tʃər/

noun
1.
an instance of bad fortune; mishap.
/ˌmɪsədˈvɛntʃə/
noun
1.
an unlucky event; misfortune
2.
(law) accidental death not due to crime or negligence
n.

late 13c., misaventure, from Old French mesaventure (12c.) “accident, mishap,” from mesavenir “to turn out badly;” see mis- (2) + adventure (n.).

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