An unexpected event with negative consequences occurring without the intention of the one suffering the consequences. (noun)
Any chance event. (noun)
An unintended event such as a collision that causes damage or death. (noun)
Any property, fact, or relation that is the result of chance or is nonessential. (noun)
An instance of incontinence. (noun)
An unintended pregnancy. (noun)
A quality or attribute in distinction from the substance, as sweetness, softness. (noun)
A property attached to a word, but not essential to it, as gender, number, case. (noun)
An irregular surface feature with no apparent cause. (noun)
A point or mark which may be retained or omitted in a coat of arms. (noun)
casus; such unforeseen, extraordinary, extraneous interference as is out of the range of ordinary calculation. (noun)
An unplanned event that results in injury (including death) or occupational illness to person(s) and/or damage to property, exclusive of injury and/or damage caused by action of an enemy or hostile force. (noun)
Appearance, manifestation. (noun)
Examples of word accident
And the finding and maintaining happiness is a definite achievement and not an accident, for _it is beyond accident_.
"Oh, mamma!" she cried, jerking off her bonnet, and throwing herself down on a stool at her mother's feet, "we have had such a dreadful accident, or hardly an _accident_ either, for I feel perfectly certain
It's common for people to use the word accident for crashes, yet, it's an unfortunate -- and inadequate -- habit.
They use the term accident to designate any contingent
And all learned doctors will agree to this, if only they understand what the term accident means.