Translation of misfortune in Spanish:


desgracia, n.

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsˈfɔrtʃ(ə)n/ /mɪsˈfɔːtʃuːn/ /mɪsˈfɔːtʃ(ə)n/

Definition of desgracia in Spanish


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    desgracia feminine
    by some misfortune por desgracia
    • a companion in misfortune un compañero de infortunios
    • she has had her share of misfortunes ha tenido bastantes desgracias
    • to have the misfortune to + inf tener la desgracia / la mala fortuna de + inf
    • it was my misfortune to arrive on the hottest day para mi desgracia llegué el día de más calor
    • He must be somehow rejected in his own country and is now making everyone he meets pay for his misfortune.
    • It has been my great fate, or misfortune, to follow a speech more notable for its volume than for any sense.
    • For too long people in Scotland have tried to see Scottish misfortune as the consequence of being governed from London.
    • Not infrequently clubs are the architects of their own misfortune.
    • After our brief jaunt across campus, we made our way to our hotel, where misfortune struck once again.
    • The simple fact is these firms are businesses and they aren't in it for your benefit, they are in it to make money out of your misfortune.
    • I decided to be happy every day no matter what comes, discomfort or misfortune.
    • The biggest lesson that he's taken almost five years to teach me is to overcome misfortune.
    • It was almost a challenge, or perhaps even a test to see if misfortune had taught them anything.
    • Wasn't she the one who unleashed all manner of misfortune upon the world?
    • I have no doubt that there is a lesson which stands to be learnt from Alice's misfortune.
    • You shouldn't be surprised that misfortune befalls noble men.
    • And in just one respect, Britain was the architect of its own misfortune.
    • Normally I'm not this philosophical when it comes to personal misfortune.
    • In other words, they should not blame their misfortune on anybody else.
    • In Ireland, in particular, misfortune was frequently blamed on fairies as well as witches.
    • The lower gods can either assist people or bring misfortune to them.
    • But the following years bring misfortune more grievous than any in London.
    • I lamented my misfortune in picking someone so completely incompatible and agonized for weeks.
    • We feel deep sympathy for such children and lament their continuing misfortune.