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 ?
Whenever she went out -- and compassion for her misadventure made her friends eager to entertain her -- she bore a demeanour that was perfect.
The explanation is simple enough and ought to satisfy you that the misadventure was unavoidable.
No tidings had yet been received from Astoria; the despatches having been delayed by the misadventure of Mr.
In the bitterness of his dramatic misadventure, everything which reminded him of the festival of that day irritated his wound and made it bleed.
Ulysses," said he, "now that you have reached my house I doubt not you will get home without further misadventure no matter how much you have suffered in the past.
Preparation for her first season helped her to forget her misadventure.
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.
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.
My death, believe me, will not be the end of this atrocious misadventure.
Thus protected, a change of garments could be made and the wet ones dried against the next misadventure.
IT is no part of mine to narrate the adventures of John Nicholson, which were many, but simply his more momentous misadventures, which were more than he desired, and, by human standards, more than he deserved; how he reached California, how he was rooked, and robbed, and beaten, and starved; how he was at last taken up by charitable folk, restored to some degree of self-complacency, and installed as a clerk in a bank in San Francisco, it would take too long to tell; nor in these episodes were there any marks of the peculiar Nicholsonic destiny, for they were just such matters as befell some thousands of other young adventurers in the same days and places.
He looked with an air of kindness at this worthy companion of former adventures and misadventures, and, clinking glass against glass, "Come, Planchet," said he, "let us see what it is that gives you so much trouble to bring forth.