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Definition of "mischance" []

  • An unfortunate occurrence; a mishap. (noun)
  • Bad luck. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mischance" in a sentence
  • "Debts are mischances, and I am in mischance with you."
  • "It will be recalled that the Army, through unpredictable mischance, which is a euphemism for French defection, had lost all its equipment-tanks, guns, transport, and even rifles had gone."
  • "They encounter a ship in a lonely solar system, but through a freak mischance, are bonded to the other ship on a path towards the system's star."