tough luck

Definitions of tough luck
  1. noun
    an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
    synonyms: bad luck, ill luck, misfortune
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    Antonyms:
    good fortune, good luck, luckiness
    an auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes
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    weakness
    the condition of being financially weak
    adversity, hard knocks, hardship
    a state of misfortune or affliction
    gutter, sewer, toilet
    misfortune resulting in lost effort or money
    hard cheese
    bad luck
    ill-being
    lack of prosperity or happiness or health
    catastrophe, disaster
    a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune
    extremity
    an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)
    distress
    a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)
    affliction
    a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
    victimization
    adversity resulting from being made a victim
    low-water mark, nadir
    an extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything
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    circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, lot, luck, portion
    your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
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