luckless

[ luhk-lis ]
/ ˈlʌk lɪs /

adjective

having no luck; unfortunate; hapless; ill-fated; turning out or ending disastrously: a luckless venture that ruined many of the investors.

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Origin of luckless

First recorded in 1555–65; luck + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM luckless

luck·less·ly, adverbluck·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for luckless

luckless
/ (ˈlʌklɪs) /

adjective

having no luck; unlucky

Derived forms of luckless

lucklessly, adverblucklessness, noun
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