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misfortune
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
misfortune /mis'fɔ:tʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự rủi ro, sự bất hạnh
    • điều không may, điều hoạ
    • misfortunes never come alone (singly)
      • hoạ vô đơn chí
Concise Dictionary
misfortunesmɪs'fɔrtʃən /-'fɔː-
noun
+unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event
+an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 bad luck, ill luck, ill fortune, hard luck, infelicity, adversity, loss:
He had the misfortune to marry the wrong woman.
2 accident, misadventure, mishap, calamity, catastrophe, mischance, disaster, contretemps, tragedy, blow, shock; reverse, stroke of bad luck, Colloq bad news:
With the death of his father, then his illness, then the loss of his business, one misfortune followed another.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun (written)
1 [U] bad luck: He has known great misfortune in his life. + We had the misfortune to run into a violent storm.
2 [C] an unfortunate accident, condition or event: She bore her misfortunes bravely.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

great | sheer

VERB + MISFORTUNE

be dogged by, have, suffer
The expedition was dogged by misfortune. I had the misfortune to share a room with someone who snored loudly.

MISFORTUNE + VERB

befall sb, strike
Misfortune struck before they had even left the harbour.

PHRASES

be sb's misfortune
He is the rudest man it has ever been my misfortune to meet.



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