Distress and Mishap


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Distress noun – A state of great suffering of body or mind.
Mishap and distress are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Mishap" instead a noun "Distress".
Nearby Words: distressed, distressing, distressingly, distressful
Synonyms for Distress


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Mishap noun – Bad luck or an example of this.
Usage example: mishap followed wherever he went

Distress and mishap are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Distress" instead a noun "Mishap".
Synonyms for Mishap

How words are described

little little distress little mishap
slight slight distress slight mishap
minor minor distress minor mishap
apparent apparent distress apparent mishap
Other adjectives: slightest, financial, medical.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / Manticore Ascendant Death by Irony: A poorly designed and built MPRS sloop predictably suffers a catastrophic mishap the first time she tries to respond to a ship in distress.
  • Literature / Manticore Ascendant Friend or Idol Decision: Two Manticoran ships respond to a civilian ship in distress, and one of them suffers a catastrophic mishap en route.
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