accident - definitions and synonyms

accident noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury

  2. English Meaning: 

    : anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

    Example Sentenses:

    • winning the lottery was a happy accident

    • it was due to an accident or fortuity

    • the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck

    Synonyms:

    chance event / fortuity / stroke