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ill fortune

noun as in ill wind

noun as in raw deal

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Example Sentences

But who knows; he was perhaps more exasperated by ill fortune, delirium, or despair, than really bad at heart.

The 'Satanita' was a particularly unlucky boat, and on the Clyde her ill fortune passed into a proverb.

To every other application made elsewhere Newton met with the same ill fortune.

Pleased as he was with what he found, he still incessantly grumbled at his ill-fortune.

Such was the situation of Montrose, that very good or very ill fortune was equally destructive to him, and diminished his army.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ill-fortune, such as: blunder, calamity, disaster, hazard, misfortune, and mistake.

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