mishappen

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English mishapnen, equivalent to mis- +‎ happen.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mishappen (third-person singular simple present mishappens, present participle mishappening, simple past and past participle mishappened)

  1. (obsolete) To encounter grief or misfortune.
  2. (now rare) To happen through misfortune.
  3. (intransitive) To happen ill; fare ill.