ill-fated

[ il-fey-tid ]
/ ˈɪlˈfeɪ tɪd /

adjective

destined, as though by fate, to an unhappy or unfortunate end: an ill-fated voyage.
bringing bad fortune.

Nearby words

  1. ill-considered,
  2. ill-defined,
  3. ill-disguised,
  4. ill-disposed,
  5. ill-equipped,
  6. ill-favored,
  7. ill-favoured,
  8. ill-fitted,
  9. ill-fitting,
  10. ill-formed

Origin of ill-fated

First recorded in 1700–10

SYNONYMS FOR ill-fated
1. doomed, hapless, ill-starred, jinxed.

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British Dictionary definitions for ill-fated

ill-fated

adjective

doomed or unluckyan ill-fated marriage
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