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misfortune

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌmɪsˈfɔː.tʃuːn/ us    /-ˈfɔːr.tʃən/
C1 bad luck, or an unlucky event: [+ to infinitive] That was the worst film I've ever had the misfortune to see. She's suffered a good deal of misfortune over the years. It's unfair to take advantage of other people's misfortunes.Good luck and bad luck
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