Synonyms and Antonyms of unlucky
having, prone to, or marked by bad luck
- The unlucky campers had rain all week.
- I'm so unlucky I don't bother to play the lottery.
- an unlucky throw of the dice
adverse, ill, inauspicious, unfavorable, unpromising, untoward
calamitous, catastrophic, disastrous
accursed (or accurst), damned, doomed, tragic (also tragical)
of a kind to cause great distress
- The settlers made the unlucky decision to cross the dangerous mountain pass in the middle of winter.
deplorable, distressful, distressing, grievous, heartbreaking, heartrending, lamentable, regrettable, tragic (also tragical), unfortunate, woeful
affecting, doleful, moving, piteous, poignant, ruthful, touching
awful, dire, dreadful, fearful, severe, terrible
alarming, disturbing, perturbing, traumatic, unsettling
crushing, excruciating, harrowing, horrible, horrifying, intolerable, overwhelming, shocking, sickening, unbearable
miserable, pitiful, sad, wretched