Antonyms for misfortune


Grammar : Noun
Spell : mis-fawr-chuhn
Phonetic Transcription : mɪsˈfɔr tʃən


Définition misfortune

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from mis- (1) + fortune. Related: Misfortunate.
  • noun disaster
Example sentences :
  • The misfortune was that this was the only thing they cared to possess.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • I like him all the better for his misfortune, and so I am sure will my sister.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • It was quite possible that some misfortune might have happened.
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
  • Misfortune had driven them into the earth; it would be fortune to stay there.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • What is the matter with you, dear Angélique, and what misfortune makes you weep?
  • Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire
  • Brother, you'll be the cause that some misfortune will happen here.
  • Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire
  • What a misfortune not to take a clyster prescribed by Mr. Purgon!
  • Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire
  • If she only went out-of-doors for a few moments, he considered it a misfortune.
  • Extract from : « Rico and Wiseli » by Johanna Spyri
  • I had learned to accept the misfortune of being no longer loved by you.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • Was it but another devilish trick of the misfortune that pursued him?
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser

Synonyms for misfortune

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