mishap

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mishap (plural mishaps)

  1. An accident, mistake, or problem.
    Since the mishap with the banana peel, he watches his step.
  2. Evil accident; ill luck; misfortune; mischance.
    • Shakespeare
      Secure from worldly chances and mishaps.

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