misadventure


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mis·ad·ven·ture

 (mĭs′əd-vĕn′chər)
n.
An instance of misfortune; a mishap.

[Middle English misaventure from Old French mesaventure, from mesavenir, to result in misfortune : mes-, badly; see mis-1 + avenir, to turn out (from Latin advenīre, to come to; see advent).]

misadventure

(ˌmɪsədˈvɛntʃə)
n
1. an unlucky event; misfortune
2. (Law) law accidental death not due to crime or negligence

mis•ad•ven•ture

(ˌmɪs ədˈvɛn tʃər)

n.
misfortune; mishap.

misadventure


Past participle: misadventured
Gerund: misadventuring

Imperative
misadventure
misadventure
Present
I misadventure
you misadventure
he/she/it misadventures
we misadventure
you misadventure
they misadventure
Preterite
I misadventured
you misadventured
he/she/it misadventured
we misadventured
you misadventured
they misadventured
Present Continuous
I am misadventuring
you are misadventuring
he/she/it is misadventuring
we are misadventuring
you are misadventuring
they are misadventuring
Present Perfect
I have misadventured
you have misadventured
he/she/it has misadventured
we have misadventured
you have misadventured
they have misadventured
Past Continuous
I was misadventuring
you were misadventuring
he/she/it was misadventuring
we were misadventuring
you were misadventuring
they were misadventuring
Past Perfect
I had misadventured
you had misadventured
he/she/it had misadventured
we had misadventured
you had misadventured
they had misadventured
Future
I will misadventure
you will misadventure
he/she/it will misadventure
we will misadventure
you will misadventure
they will misadventure
Future Perfect
I will have misadventured
you will have misadventured
he/she/it will have misadventured
we will have misadventured
you will have misadventured
they will have misadventured
Future Continuous
I will be misadventuring
you will be misadventuring
he/she/it will be misadventuring
we will be misadventuring
you will be misadventuring
they will be misadventuring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misadventuring
you have been misadventuring
he/she/it has been misadventuring
we have been misadventuring
you have been misadventuring
they have been misadventuring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misadventuring
you will have been misadventuring
he/she/it will have been misadventuring
we will have been misadventuring
you will have been misadventuring
they will have been misadventuring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misadventuring
you had been misadventuring
he/she/it had been misadventuring
we had been misadventuring
you had been misadventuring
they had been misadventuring
Conditional
I would misadventure
you would misadventure
he/she/it would misadventure
we would misadventure
you would misadventure
they would misadventure
Past Conditional
I would have misadventured
you would have misadventured
he/she/it would have misadventured
we would have misadventured
you would have misadventured
they would have misadventured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misadventure - an instance of misfortunemisadventure - an instance of misfortune    
accident - an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
near miss - an accidental collision that is narrowly avoided
derailment - an accident in which a train runs off its track
ground loop - a sharp uncontrollable turn made by an airplane while moving along the ground
misfortune, bad luck - unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event
puncture - loss of air pressure in a tire when a hole is made by some sharp object
trip, slip - an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
crash - (computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative; "the crash occurred during a thunderstorm and the system has been down ever since"

misadventure

misadventure

noun
An unexpected and usually undesirable event:
Translations
حادِث مُؤسِف
nehoda
uheldulykke
óhapp, slys
nelaimenelaimes gadījums

misadventure

[ˌmɪsədˈventʃəʳ] Ndesgracia f, contratiempo m
death by misadventure (Jur) → muerte f accidental

misadventure

[ˌmɪsədˈvɛntʃər] nmésaventure f death by misadventure

misadventure

nMissgeschick nt; death by misadventureTod mdurch Unfall

misadventure

[ˌmɪsədˈvɛntʃəʳ] nsfortuna, disavventura
death by misadventure (Brit) (Law) → morte f accidentale

misadventure

(misədˈventʃə) noun
an unlucky happening or accident.

misadventure

n. infortunio, desgracia; accidente.
References in classic literature ?
The explanation is simple enough and ought to satisfy you that the misadventure was unavoidable.
Preparation for her first season helped her to forget her misadventure.
The knock was answered by Sadie, with a taper in her hand, and the vizir, who was surprised at her beauty, bowed low before her, and said respectfully, "Madam, we are three merchants who have lately arrived from Moussoul, and, owing to a misadventure which befel us this very night, only reached our inn to find that the doors were closed to us till to-morrow morning.
But these freaks of his guest were not much to the liking of the landlord, so he determined to cut matters short and confer upon him at once the unlucky order of knighthood before any further misadventure could occur; so, going up to him, he apologised for the rudeness which, without his knowledge, had been offered to him by these low people, who, however, had been well punished for their audacity.
As it was, he thought that on the attendant's evidence he could give a certificate of death by misadventure in falling from bed.
We got to Leatherhead without misadventure about nine o'clock, and the horse had an hour's rest while I took supper with my cousins and commended my wife to their care.
D'Artagnan ran home immediately, and although it was three o'clock in the morning and he had some of the worst quarters of Paris to traverse, he met with no misadventure.
Even so, however, I did not get them away without misadventure.
But," continued the wise Ulysses, "you must remember, my good friends, our misadventure in the cavern of one-eyed Polyphemus, the Cyclops
No tidings had yet been received from Astoria; the despatches having been delayed by the misadventure of Mr.
Without in the least intending it or knowing it, he attempted to read the moral of his strange misadventure.
After this we travelled on without any further misadventure till about one o'clock, when we called a halt, and having drunk a little water, not much, for water was precious, and rested for half an hour, we started again.