how to pronounce misfortune


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the above transcription of misfortune is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

misfortune is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of misfortune in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… suffering from misfortune and yes …”

meanings of misfortune


  1. Bad luck The worst tour I have ever had the misfortune to experience.
  2. An undesirable event such as an accident She had to come to terms with a number of misfortunes.

misfortune frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word misfortune occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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