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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Ill-fated; unlucky. See Synonyms at unfortunate.

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  • adj. doomed to a bad fate; hapless

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Fated to be unfortunate; unlucky.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Under the influence of an evil star; hence, fated to be unfortunate; ill-omened.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. marked by or promising bad fortune

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