unavoidable casualty


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Noun1.unavoidable casualty - a natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of eventsunavoidable casualty - a natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events; "he discovered that his house was not insured against acts of God"
calamity, catastrophe, tragedy, disaster, cataclysm - an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"
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respond, appear and defend, and there exists no excuse for neglect, unavoidable casualty or other just cause for default.
Mailboxes, and their posts, are often an unavoidable casualty.