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synonyms for luckless

  • unlucky
  • doomed
  • hapless
  • hopeless
  • ill-fated
  • stricken
  • unfortunate
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antonyms for luckless

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  • fortunate
  • lucky
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How to use luckless in a sentence

Would it have been restored, had the luckless speculator himself remained?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Hard was the struggle & therein waxed Hakon luckless; men fought from the prows and sterns, as the custom was in those times.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
The luckless orphan, anxious to avoid the terrible doom that was threatening him, rushed away in an opposite direction.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
A ladder was quickly procured, and the luckless orphan very shortly found himself a prisoner.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Suddenly the mule, we know not from what cause, bolted from underneath, leaving the luckless orphan suspended.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
They found one squad toasting on their rammers the pieces of a luckless rabbit they had cornered in a patch of briars.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
Eight years had passed away since the tragedy that brought the little village of Beechfield into luckless notoriety.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
Friday was the luckless day of my own failure and broken heart.
ANGLING SKETCHESANDREW LANG
Off to the right came the answering crash as it caved in the armor of another of the luckless whippets.
THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT
But the driver twisted levers with a quick jerk, and the luckless riflemen found themselves facing four streams of steel.
THE REVOLT OF THE STAR MENRAYMOND GALLUN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LUCKLESS

  • adverse
  • calamitous
  • cataclysmal
  • cataclysmic
  • catastrophic
  • destructive
  • dire
  • dreadful
  • fatal
  • fateful
  • hapless
  • harmful
  • ill-fated
  • ill-starred
  • luckless
  • ruinous
  • terrible
  • tragic
  • unfavorable
  • unfortunate
  • unlucky
  • unpropitious
  • untoward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.