Part of speech:
Sad; wretched; sorrowful
Having or certain to have an evil fate or unlucky end
Having no useful result; ineffectual:
Having bad luck; unlucky.
Arousing terror or causing extreme distress; dreadful; terrible
Accompanied by or causing distress or disaster; calamitous.
Having important consequences; often, specif., bringing death or destruction
Subjected to or marked by misfortune:
Opposed by fate; ill-fated:
Not favorable or fortunate; adverse, inauspicious, etc.
Involving or undergoing chance misfortune
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