Examples from the Web for misfortunes
My favorite remains La Rochefoucauld, with his: “We all have strength enough to bear the misfortunes of others.”
Over the years it has learned to benefit from the misfortunes of others.
Most of the time, the motive is to get even with those they hold responsible for their misfortunes.Forget What You've Heard: Mass Shootings Aren't Rising. But They Probably Aren't Going Away|Megan McArdle|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Compared to his misfortunes, his workers' troubles seem hardly worth noticing.
And he is also, at the personal level, sensitive to the misfortunes of others.
Her parents did not speak to her of her misfortunes; she was left alone, which is perhaps what most girls would have liked best.The Third Miss Symons|Flora Macdonald Mayor
He seemed to rejoice in the misfortunes of his fellow-men, whilst he felt that his own further success in life was ended.William Shakespeare as he lived.|Henry Curling
Now at a single stroke he would get even with the ungrateful earth, the cause of all his misfortunes.The Cabin|Vicente Blasco Ibez
The injustice and ingratitude of the sovereigns alone wounded his spirit, and he bore all his present misfortunes in silence.Notable Voyagers|W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
I could not understand the import of these words when I was a child, but the misfortunes of my life have helped to explain them.My Own Affairs|Louise, Princess of Belgium