Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mischance

2 senses of mischance

Sense 1
bad luck, mischance, mishap -- (an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate; "if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all")
       => luck, fortune, chance, hazard -- (an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance")

Sense 2
mishap, misadventure, mischance -- (an instance of misfortune)
       => misfortune, bad luck -- (unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event)

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