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infortune

[ in-fawr-chuhn ]
/ ɪnˈfɔr tʃən /
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noun
Astrology. a planet or aspect of evil influence, especially Saturn or Mars.
Obsolete. misfortune.
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Origin of infortune

1325–75; Middle English (see in-3, fortune), translation of Latin infortūnium
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How to use infortune in a sentence

  • Murray's guide gives incorrectly, "Fortune infortune forte une," meaning "Here is a woman strong in fortune or in misfortune."

  • And these, under their several names, make the great ‘infortune’ of astrology, wherein old Culpepper amply instructed our fathers.

    Demonology and Devil-lore|Moncure Daniel Conway
  • Next comes Huck, orb of necessity, the Greater Infortune, which brings men most trouble of all.

    Conquest Over Time|Michael Shaara
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