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Accident (IPA: /ˈæksədənt/)


Accident (n.)

Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden, and unexpected event; chance; contingency; often, an undesigned and unforeseen occurrence of an afflictive or unfortunate character; a casualty; a mishap; as, to die by an accident.

Accident (n.)

A property attached to a word, but not essential to it, as gender, number, case.

Accident (n.)

A point or mark which may be retained or omitted in a coat of arms.

Accident (n.)

A property or quality of a thing which is not essential to it, as whiteness in paper; an attribute.

Accident (n.)

A quality or attribute in distinction from the substance, as sweetness, softness.

Accident (n.)

Any accidental property, fact, or relation; an accidental or nonessential; as, beauty is an accident.

Accident (n.)

Unusual appearance or effect.

Accident

Unforeseen and unplanned event or circumstance, often with a negative outcome

Accident

Philosophical attribute

Accident

Informal fallacy

Accident

1928 film directed by Ernő Metzner

Accident

1967 film by Joseph Losey

Accident Synonyms

Fortuity, Chance Event

Accident Rhymes



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Spanish Translation

Accident in Spanish is Accidente

Tagalog Translation

Accident in Tagalog is Aksidente

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Accident is design And design is accident In a cloud of unknowing." - T. S. Eliot

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Ai: It's called Wonderland. Did you fall in here on accident too, Mister?" - Final Fantasy Unlimited

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Graeme Garden: Daily Telegraph: Police chief says 'He was a accident waiting to happen'"" - I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I have an accident about every two years, and one day it won't be an accident!" - Edie Sedgwick

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I received an award for 25 million in [album] sales the night before the bus accident [in 1990]." - Gloria Estefan


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