MISADVENTURE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MISADVENTURE
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misadventure
 n.  an accidental mishap or misfortune
Classic Sentence:
1  Even so, however, I did not get them away without misadventure.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK X
2  Ulysses," said he, "now that you have reached my house I doubt not you will get home without further misadventure no matter how much you have suffered in the past.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIII
3  A verdict of death by misadventure was returned.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
4  D'Artagnan ran home immediately, and although it was three o'clock in the morning and he had some of the worst quarters of Paris to traverse, he met with no misadventure.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 23 THE RENDEZVOUS
5  Moreover, he reckoned much on the interest of the Danglars to hush up the rumor of their own misadventures.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
6  At last he flung down the instrument, and plunged into a detailed account of his misadventures.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
Example Sentence:
1  On Sunday, her father, John Newman, relayed what rescuers told him and what she told him about her misadventure in the snow and the incredible story of how she was kept from death.
2  Our bravest and best lessons are not learnt through success, but through misadventure.