Synonyms of 'accident'
in the sense of collision
a violent crash between moving objects
Their van was involved in a collision with a car.
in the sense of disaster
an accident that causes great distress or destruction
the second air disaster in less than two months
in the sense of fate
the ultimate force that supposedly predetermines the course of events
I see no use quarrelling with fate.
in the sense of fluke
an accidental stroke of luck
The discovery was something of a fluke.
in the sense of fortune
luck, esp. when favourable
Such good fortune must be shared with my friends.
in the sense of hazard
in the sense of luck
events that are subject to chance
The goal owed more to luck than good planning.
in the sense of misadventure
an unlucky event
a verdict of death by misadventure
in the sense of mischance
an unlucky event or accident
By some mischance, she injured her knee again.
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Thesaurus for accident from the Collins English Thesaurus