Miscarriage

Definition of Miscarriage

Mis`car´riage
n.1.Unfortunate event or issue of an undertaking; failure to attain a proper or desired result or reach a destination; as, a serious miscarriage of justice.
When a counselor, to save himself,
Would lay miscarriages upon his prince.
- Dryden.
2.Ill conduct; evil or improper behavior; as, the failings and miscarriages of the righteous.
3.The act of bringing forth a child before the time it is viable; a premature birth, resulting in death of the fetus; spontaneous abortion.

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abortive attempt, breakdown, clerical error, collapse, corrigendum, defeat, dud, erratum, error, failing, failure, fault, faute, frustration, human error, merry chase, misapprehension, miscalculation, miscarrying, misconception, miscount, misdeal, misfire, misidentification, misjudgment, mismanagement, misplay, misprint, misquotation, misreport, miss, misstatement, mistake, misunderstanding, misuse, typo, typographical error, vain attempt, wet squib, wild-goose chase
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