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adjective as in strapped


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Perhaps in her heart of hearts she rejoiced at getting Mary engaged, even to so humble a suitor as fortuneless John Hammond.

What matter that he was fortuneless, a nobody, with but the poorest chances of success in the world?

But I, for thy misfortunes, shall endure with tears a fortuneless fortune.

Angry with him, they came to me and cruelly declared, that they would never allow him to wed such a fortuneless girl!

There was a small life-insurance settled upon Mrs. Lawrence, and the children would be fortuneless.

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On this page you'll find 97 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fortuneless, such as: bad off, bankrupt, beggared, beggarly, behind the eight ball, and broke.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.