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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of lacking good fortune

Usage examples (28)
  • But we are told "he was given to all unluckiness in stealing venison and rabbits."
  • I think I never took such a bad walk as this before, since the hour I was born, in point of unluckiness.
  • A sorry dowry, this, for an inheritor of a palace at once so noble and admirable in spite of its unluckiness.
  • He was teased with being unduly superstitious and attaching too much significance to the supposed unluckiness of the number thirteen. for more
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