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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mis·ad·ven·ture /ˌmɪsədˈvɛnʧɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mis·ad·ven·ture n.  Mischance; misfortune; ill luck; unlucky accident; ill adventure.
 Homicide by misadventure Law, homicide which occurs when a man, doing a lawful act, without any intention of injury, unfortunately kills another; -- called also excusable homicide. See Homicide.
 Syn: -- Mischance; mishap; misfortune; disaster; calamity.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an instance of misfortune [syn: mishap, mischance]