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hapless

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hapless

  1. having, prone to, or marked by bad luck the hapless motorist had barely paid his bill and driven away from the body shop when a truck sideswiped his car Synonyms unlucky, hard-luck, ill-fated, ill-starred, jinxed, luckless, snakebit (or snakebitten), star-crossed, unfortunate, unhappyRelated Words adverse, ill, inauspicious, unfavorable, unpromising, untoward; calamitous, catastrophic, disastrous; accursed (or accurst), damned, doomed, tragic (also tragical)Near Antonyms blessed (also blest), favored, gifted, privileged; auspicious, fair, favorable, golden, promising, propitiousAntonyms fortunate, happy, lucky

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