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

 mis·for·tune /ˌmɪsˈfɔrʧən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mis·for·tune n. Bad fortune or luck; calamity; an evil accident; disaster; mishap; mischance.
 Consider why the change was wrought,
 You 'll find his misfortune, not his fault.   --Addison.
 Syn: -- Calamity; mishap; mischance; misadventure; ill; harm; disaster. See Calamity.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mis·for·tune, v. i. To happen unluckily or unfortunately; to miscarry; to fail. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an
           unfortunate event [syn: bad luck]
      2: an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
         [syn: bad luck, tough luck, ill luck] [ant: good
         fortune, good fortune]