Synonyms for accident

Synonyms for (noun) accident

Synonyms: accident, chance event, stroke, fortuity

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

Usage: winning the lottery was a happy accident; the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck; it was due to an accident or fortuity

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening

Definition: an event that happens


Synonyms: accident

Definition: an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury

Similar words: misadventure, mischance, mishap

Definition: an instance of misfortune