Definition of mishap:
ill luck, flaw, bad luck, accident, hazard, mischance, fortuity, possibility, ill, misadventure, misapprehension, knock, mix-up, gaffe, chance, blunder, incident, error, adventure, help, slip, mistake, surprise, tough luck, hap, contingency, happening, oversight.
adversity (part of speech: noun)
- hard luck,
- bad luck,
- hard times,
- rainy day,
- "The Grafters", Francis Lynde.
- "By Right of Purchase", Harold Bindloss.
- "Judy of York Hill", Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett.