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  • nounbad luck; disaster
  • nounaccident

synonyms for mishaps

  • misfortune
  • disaster
  • setback
  • blunder
  • calamity
  • hazard
  • pileup
  • mistake
  • blow
  • smash
  • misadventure
  • collision
  • fluke
  • total
  • smashup
  • fender-bender
  • crack-up
  • ill-fortune
  • rear-ender
  • stack-up
  • wrack-up
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antonyms for mishaps

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  • advantage
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • fortune
  • good luck
  • proof
  • certainty
  • correction
  • good fortune
  • blessing
  • accuracy
  • boon
  • success
  • good luck
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How to use mishaps in a sentence

He stopped every few minutes to laugh long and heartily, as, one by one, the mishaps of Colonel Witham came to his mind.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
It seems almost incredible, but it is true that all such mishaps were attributed to Boer treachery.
THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
The succession of these mishaps points rather to spars badly secured and cared for than to unavoidable accident.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
In the anguish of anxiety Jack's imagination pictured many mishaps that might account for the disappearance.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
The Boers have, of course, captured quantities of our rifles and ammunition in convoy "mishaps" of various dates.
IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
In consequence of some mishaps he left Basel quite precipitately, his departure causing no such sensation as his arrival.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
They had to pass many difficult rapids in the river, but as they were for the most part expert boatmen they met with no mishaps.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
"Come, friend; it is when one is doubting that mishaps are apt to occur," urged his companion.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
The luck had deserted them, the lumbermen said; and whatever mishaps they had, they attributed to the absence of little Hans.
BOYHOOD IN NORWAYHJALMAR HJORTH BOYESEN
At last they reached the tree and after many mishaps succeeded in standing it up against the trunk.
BILLY WHISKERS' ADVENTURESFRANCES TREGO MONTGOMERY
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