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1. accident

noun. ['ˈæksədənt'] an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury.

Synonyms

  • accidental injury
  • crash
  • collision
  • wreck
  • shipwreck
  • casualty
  • fatal accident
  • injury
  • misadventure
  • mishap

Antonyms

  • noncurrent
  • allopatry
  • sympatry
  • absence

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Rhymes with Accident

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce accident?

Pronounce accident as ˈæksədənt.

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Sentences with accident


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can say you have a family emergency if a family member is hospitalized or in an accident.

Quotes about accident


1. Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.
- Pele

2. When you're around enormously successful people you realise their success isn't an accident - it's about work.
- Ryan Tedder

3. A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art.
- Louis Nizer

2. accident-prone

adjective. having more than the average number of accidents.

Antonyms

  • parallel

Etymology

  • accident (English)
  • prone (English)
  • pronus (Latin)

3. accident

noun. ['ˈæksədənt'] anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause.

Synonyms

  • occurrence
  • chance event
  • good luck
  • happening
  • happenstance
  • coincidence
  • hap
  • stroke
  • lottery
  • happy chance
  • break
  • natural event
  • fortuity

Antonyms

  • appearance
  • beginning
  • ending
  • success
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