English-Norwegian translation of misfortune

Translation of the word misfortune from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

misfortune in Norwegian

misfortune
generalnoun ulykke [u]
  adversitynoun motgang [u], ulykke [u], motstand [u], elendighet [n]
  mischancenoun ulykke [u], ulykke [u], mishell [n], uflaks [u]
Synonyms for misfortune
Antonyms for misfortune
Examples with translation
Sudden misfortune deprived her of her reason.
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Definitions of misfortune
noun
1. misfortune - unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event
  trouble an effort that is inconvenient; "I went to a lot of trouble"; "he won without any trouble"; "had difficulty walking"; "finished the test only with great difficulty"
  pity, shame an unfortunate development; "it's a pity he couldn't do it"
  misadventure, mischance, mishap an instance of misfortune
  calamity, cataclysm, tragedy, catastrophe, disaster an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"
  adversity a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event; "a period marked by adversities"
  hardship something that causes or entails suffering; "I cannot think it a hardship that more indulgence is allowed to men than to women"- James Boswell; "the many hardships of frontier life"
  knock the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
2. misfortune - an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
  luckiness, good fortune, good luck an auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes
  luckiness, good fortune, good luck an auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes
  circumstances, destiny, fate, luck, fortune, lot, portion a person's financial situation (good or bad); "he found himself in straitened circumstances"
  weakness the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain; "his weakness increased as he became older"; "the weakness of the span was overlooked until it collapsed"
  hard knocks, adversity, hardship a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event; "a period marked by adversities"
  sewer, gutter, toilet a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
  hard cheese bad luck
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