Resulting or likely to result in misfortune; inauspicious:
Pitifully unsuccessful, ineffective, etc.
Deserving to be cursed
Having bad luck; unlucky.
Opposed by fate; ill-fated:
Not favorable or fortunate; adverse, inauspicious, etc.
Bad; inferior; inadequate
Arousing or deserving pity, sometimes mixed with scorn or contempt
(Archaic) Filled with pity or compassion.
Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
Unlucky or doomed to disaster
Not suitable; inappropriate:
Having unexpected good fortune; lucky.
The definition of lucky is someone who has good fortune, something that brings good fortune, or something that results from good fortune and chance.
Happening by accident or chance.
Involving or undergoing chance misfortune
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