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hapless

adjective

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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

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“Hapless.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hapless. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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