Evil accident; ill luck; misfortune; mischance.
An accident or unlucky event.
(Geol.) A sudden, violent change, such as an earthquake
(Informal) A total failure:
Embarrassment is defined as a feeling of humiliation or shame, or a person or thing causing you to feel ashamed, or an abundance.
(Logic) One of the basic states or classifications described by Aristotle into which all things can be placed; a category.
An accident, especially one involving serious injury or loss of life.
An unfortunate occurrence; a mishap.
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The feeling that something unexpected has happened.
Find another word for contretemps. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contretemps, like: awkward, mishap, misfortune, misadventure, catastrophe, disaster, embarrassment, predicament, accident, casualty and mischance.