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hapless

hap·less

hapless

 
pronunciation:
haep lihs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: not favored by chance; unlucky; unfortunate.
He was a hapless fellow whose schemes never seemed to work out.
synonyms:
jinxed, luckless, unfortunate, unlucky
antonyms:
lucky
similar words:
cursed, ill-fated, poor, star-crossed, unhappy
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derivations: haplessly (adv.), haplessness (n.)