Accident Meaning and Definition


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Accident meaning

Word: Accident

How to pronounce: ˈæksɪdənt

Noun

Definitions:

1. An unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury.

Example sentences: "He had an accident at the factory"

2. An event that happens by chance or that is without apparent or deliberate cause.

Example sentences: "The pregnancy was an accident"

3. (in Aristotelian thought) a property of a thing which is not essential to its nature.

Example sentences: "The new element is existence, which Avicenna regarded as an accident, a property of things."


Synonyms:

incident

eventuality

unfortunate

mischances

misadventure

occurrence

event

mishap

circumstance

catastrophe

casualty

crash

wreck

failure

auto accident

accident rate

accident risk

breakdown rate

failure rate

disaster

emergency

calamity

misfortune

breakdown

mischance

hazard

trauma

injury

fault

happenstance

contingency

fortuity

luck

chance

unlucky


Antonyms:

safe


Derivations:

accidental

accidence

accidentally


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Accident in Other Languages...

Spanish: Accidente

German: Unfall

French: Accident

Italian: Incidente

Turkish: Kaza


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