mischance[mis c̸hans′, mis′c̸hans′]
mischance definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- an unlucky accident; misadventure
- bad luck or an instance of it
Origin: Middle English mescheance ; from Old French meschance: see mis- and amp; chance
mischance definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- An unfortunate occurrence; a mishap.
- Bad luck.