mishap mishap  /ˈmɪs ˌhæp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate
  2. (n) an instance of misfortune

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The reason for the mishap may not be known until NASA and Rockwell officials complete their separate investigations.
  2. In order for that to work, we need a middle class that feels middle class, and not one mishap from penury.
  3. Their task was complicated by the fact that since the tomb was opened in 1980, the bones of the various ossuaries had gone missing through a mishap of Israeli bureaucracy.

News

  1. Army names 21-year-old Ranger killed in mishap

    This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows Pfc. Christopher P. Dona. The U.S. Army Ranger killed in an apparent parachuting mishap was a 21-year-old veteran from Massachusetts who recently returned from a deployment to Afghanistan, officials said Saturday, June 15, 2013. Dona was found dead Thursday, June 13, 2013 with parachute cords wrapped around his neck after a routine training jump ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WSB-TV 2 Atlanta

  2. Army names 21-year-old Dudley-native Ranger killed in parachuting mishap

    ATLANTA — The U.S. Army Ranger killed in an apparent parachuting mishap was a 21-year-old veteran from Massachusetts who recently returned from Afghanistan, officials said Saturday. Pfc. Christopher P. Dona was found dead Thursday with parachute cords and canvas straps from a harness wrapped around his neck after a routine training jump at Fort Stewart in southeast Georgia. It was not ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Army Ranger Killed In Parachute Mishap Was From Mass.

    The U.S. Army Ranger killed in an apparent parachuting mishap was a 21-year-old veteran from Massachusetts who recently returned from Afghanistan, officials said Saturday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WBUR Boston

Quotes

  1. "We've beaten some teams that are in the eight now and played some good footy. We had a mishap against the Bulldogs. They beat us all over the ground really. But it's something that we've worked on and the weekend (against Adelaide) was a good step...
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Joel Patfull Source: Port Augusta Transcontinental

  2. "That 14 was a little mishap," Woods said. "I felt like I gave all the momentum back to Ernie and to Woody. And just felt like, you know what, I got myself in this mess, I need to go earn myself out of it."
    on Aug 13, 2007 By: Tiger Wood Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "It's not a hurdle. We have to make extraordinary security arrangements because we don't want any mishap," said Butt, whose board suffered huge losses over the tour cancellations.
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Ijaz Butt Source: AFP

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