mischance

[ mis-chans, -chahns ]
/ mɪsˈtʃæns, -ˈtʃɑns /

noun

a mishap or misfortune.

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Origin of mischance

1250–1300; mis-1 + chance; replacing Middle English mescheance < Old French
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British Dictionary definitions for mischance

mischance
/ (mɪsˈtʃɑːns) /

noun

bad luck
a stroke of bad luck
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