unlucky

Definitions of unlucky
  1. adjective
    having or bringing misfortune
    “Friday the 13th is an unlucky date”
    synonyms: luckless
    unfortunate
    not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune
    hexed, jinxed
    (usually used colloquially) causing or accompanied by misfortune
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    Antonyms:
    lucky
    having or bringing good fortune
    fortunate
    having unexpected good fortune
    apotropaic
    having the power to prevent evil or bad luck
    hot
    having or bringing unusually good luck
    serendipitous
    lucky in making unexpected and fortunate discoveries
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  2. adjective
    marked by or promising bad fortune
    “"the unlucky prisoner was again put in irons"- W.H.Prescott”
    synonyms: doomed, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred
    unfortunate
    not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune
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