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Definition of misfortune:

  1. Ill luck; mishap; calamity.

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Examples of usage for misfortune:

  1. Misfortune is adverse fortune or any instance thereof, any untoward event, usually of lingering character or consequences, and such as the sufferer is not deemed directly responsible for; as, he had the misfortune to be born blind. Any considerable disappointment, failure, or misfortune as regards outward circumstances, as loss of fortune, position, and the like, when long continued or attended with enduring consequences, constitutes adversity. For the loss of friends by death we commonly use affliction or bereavement. Calamity and disaster are used of sudden and severe misfortunes, often overwhelming; ill fortune and ill luck, of lighter troubles and failures. We speak of the misery of the poor, the hardships of the soldier. Affliction, chastening, trial, and tribulation have all an especially religious bearing, suggesting some disciplinary purpose of God with beneficent design. Affliction may be keen and bitter, but brief; tribulation is long and wearing. We speak of an affliction, but rarely of a tribulation, since tribulation is viewed as a continuous process, which may endure for years or for a lifetime; but we speak of our daily trials. Compare CATASTROPHE. –  by
  2. Whatever statement a woman made to me of any painful facts; or if she came to me with any confession of folly, or change of feeling, or misfortune or whatever it was, no matter what, I should enter into it and understand her. – To-morrow? by Victoria Cross
  3. You are not tied now after a whole year's work, and after a misfortune you could not help. – To-morrow? by Victoria Cross

Quotes for misfortune:

  1. We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
  2. I am the slave of my baptism. Parents, you have caused my misfortune, and you have caused your own.
  3. Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
  4. Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.
  5. The man with the real sense of humor is the man who can put himself in the spectator's place and laugh at his own misfortune.

Rhymes for misfortune:

  1. fortune;