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There was the ill-fated reelection campaign of Senator Kay Hagan in North Carolina, who lost to Republican Thom Tillis.

Perry has associated with Barbour since at least 2012, when Barbour served on his ill-fated but memorable presidential campaign.

This appears to glorify a crime,” said Cheek, “as does the apparent emphasis on their illegal and ill-fated invasion.

Republicans cast her ill-fated health care policy task force as a “shadow government.”

Up until his ill-fated Republican presidential primary run, Perry had never lost an election in his entire life.

"It is ill-fated;" and Alessandro blamed himself for having forgotten her only association with the name.

How little did she realize the long drawn-out agony that was even then beginning for her sisters in that ill-fated entrenchment!

Then we were again in motion, and the ill-fated town of Karinjah, now a heap of smouldering ruins, was soon far behind us.

I was one of the 109 Union officers who passed through the tunnel, and one of the ill-fated 48 that were retaken.

After the ill-fated revolt of the Mountain on June 13, there was no hope of diversion from the republicans at Paris.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ill-fated, such as: disastrous, blighted, catastrophic, destroyed, hapless, and ill-omened.

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