mishap

[ mis-hap, mis-hap ]SEE DEFINITION OF mishap

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MISHAP

This was his first knowledge of Porter's mishap, for he had been in New York.

After all, this mishap appeared to Boxtel of no great consequence.

They were at some distance from home, and I found that Turkey had heard nothing of the mishap.

And to what mishap do you attribute Mademoiselle's so unceremonious departure?

A pretty dreary camp we pitched that evening near the place of our mishap.

Mishap, desertion, and shipwreck pursued the luckless commander.

Consequently she was unaware of the mishap to the white flannels.

With an impatient exclamation he looked down to discover the cause of his mishap.

Our share of the mishap is to be associated with so much calamity.

The poor fellow who had incurred the mishap had been, at his insistence, acting for him.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MISHAP

miscommunication

noununclear or inadequate communication
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