Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Destined for misfortune; doomed.
  • adjective Causing misfortune: synonym: unfortunate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bringing bad fortune.
  • Having bad fortune.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective marked by or promising bad fortune; unsuccessful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Unlucky; doomed.

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

  • adjective marked by or promising bad fortune

Etymologies

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From ill- +‎ fated.

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