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Miscarriage - (noun)


(1) The natural death of an embryo or fetus before it is able to live independently. (2) A failure of justice. The conviction of an innocent person of a crime they did not commit.


Source: Adapted from Wikipedia
Example of Use: (1) Some research shows that work-based stress can increase the likelihood of a woman suffering a miscarriage. (2) Many people who oppose the death penalty do so out of concern of potential miscarriages of justice.