star-crossed


star–crossed

adjective \ˈstär-ˌkrst\

: not lucky : having bad luck

Full Definition of STAR-CROSSED

:  not favored by the stars :  ill-fated <a pair of star–crossed lovers take their life — Shakespeare>

First Known Use of STAR-CROSSED

1595

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