Part of speech: noun

Something that happens undesignedly; a casualty; mishap.

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Usage examples "accident":

  1. I- I suffered a serious accident some months ago and cannot stay too long in one place. - "She Buildeth Her House", Will Comfort.
  2. How could she go and look up the place of the accident, and satisfy herself whether her father was-" " Matt!" - "The Quality of Mercy", W. D. Howells.
  3. " But we have had an accident, and-" " An accident!" - "Tom Swift and his Undersea Search or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic", Victor Appleton.