• lsp

    Senior Member
    US, English
    This word is unfamiliar to me. Are these synonyms?

    From Sinonimi Master: avversità, disavventura, odissea, accidente, traversia, cinema || Vedi anche: disgrazia, guaio, infelicità, problema, sciagura, sventura, travaglio, traversie pl, tribolazione, tristezze pl, vicissitudini pl, calamità, disdetta, sfortuna​

    But that doesn't jive with adventure, or the M-W definition of vicissitude.

    1 a : the quality or state of being changeable : MUTABILITY
    b : natural change or mutation visible in nature or in human affairs
    2 a : a favorable or unfavorable event or situation that occurs by chance : a fluctuation of state or condition <the vicissitudes of daily life> b : a difficulty or hardship attendant on a way of life, a career, or a course of action and usually beyond one's control c : alternating change : SUCCESSION​
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