AskDefine | Define mischance

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1 an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate; "if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all" [syn: bad luck, mishap]
2 an instance of misfortune [syn: mishap, misadventure]

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  1. A mishap.


  • William Shakespeare's Hamlet: Act 5, Scene 2, Lines 384-386: "But let this same be presently perform'd/Even when men's minds are wild, lest more mischance/On plots and errors happen."

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