ill-starred[ il-stahrd ]SEE DEFINITION OF ill-starred
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ILL-STARRED
"My ill-starred novel—my story of Aberdeen Hall," she laughed.
The Corsican expedition was quite as ill-starred as the French.
George Godolphin knew that he alluded to the ill-starred Nick.
The less said about this splendid but ill-starred effort the better.
She had no clear ideas, no logic from the other ill-starred home.
Nothing more was said of the affair, nor of the ill-starred Maria Clara.
One was the ill-starred lady who perished in the Konak in Belgrade.
His career seems to have been ill-starred and unfortunate from the beginning.
When I returned from that ill-starred Russian voyage, I flew at once to join you.
Pique, very likely, had brought about this ill-starred match with Chatelet.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ILL-STARRED
- in a bad way
- out of luck