First Known Use of ill-starred
Synonymshapless, hard-luck, ill-fated, ill-starred, jinxed, luckless, snakebit (or snakebitten), star-crossed, unfortunate, unhappy
Antonymsfortunate, happy, lucky
Related Wordsadverse, ill, inauspicious, unfavorable, unpromising, untoward; calamitous, catastrophic, disastrous; accursed (or accurst), damned, doomed, tragic (also tragical)
Near Antonymsblessed (also blest), favored, gifted, privileged; auspicious, fair, favorable, golden, promising, propitious
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