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mishap

[mis-hap, mis-hap] /ˈmɪs hæp, mɪsˈhæp/
noun
1.
an unfortunate accident.
Origin of mishap
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see mis-1, hap1
Synonyms
misadventure, mischance.
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mishap

/ˈmɪshæp/
noun
1.
an unfortunate accident
2.
bad luck
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Word Origin and History for mishap
n.

early 14c., "bad luck, unlucky accident," from mis- (1) "bad" + hap "luck." Probably on analogy of Old French meschance (see mischance (n.)).

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mishap in Technology

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An early system on the IBM 1130.
[Listed in CACM 2(5):16, May 1959].
(2004-09-14)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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