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ill-starred

[ il-stahrd ]
/ ˈɪlˈstɑrd /
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adjective
doomed to misfortune or disaster; ill-fated; unlucky: an ill-starred enterprise.
disastrous: an ill-starred marriage.
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Origin of ill-starred

First recorded in 1595–1605
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British Dictionary definitions for ill-starred

ill-starred

adjective
unlucky; unfortunate; ill-fated
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