INTERESTING: A word for an adverse outcome that’s not a failure or mistake

http://www.extensor.co.uk/articles/new_words/new_words.html

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One new word that is badly needed is one that describes ‘a fully justified venture which for reasons beyond your control did not succeed’. The project’s lack of success is seen as a ‘failure’ or ‘mistake’. Because of this, people are unwilling to take risks.

— Edward De Bono

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A good bet gone bad?

So is “agoodbetgonebad” too long?

What word would you propose?

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