Definition of misadventure:
hazard, stress, chance, knock, incident, nightmare, happening, contingency, hell, accident, battle, possibility, mishap, adventure, surprise, worst-case scenario, crisis, help, mischance, hap, fortuity, quagmire, ill.
adversity (part of speech: noun)
- rainy day,
- bad luck,
- hard luck,
- ill luck,
- hard times,
- "The Red Planet", William J. Locke.
- "A Witch of the Hills, v. 1-2", Florence Warden.
As she stepped into the room, I saw only a big frowsy woman, who had attempted to make a show with a new silk dress and a hat in the latest fashion, but who had lamentably failed, owing to the slouchiness of her figure and some misadventure by which her hat had been set awry on her head and her usual complacency destroyed.- "The House in the Mist", Anna Katharine Green.