adjective, un·luck·i·er, un·luck·i·est.
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WATCH NOW: Four Reasons Why Friday The 13th Is Unlucky
There are many theories as to why Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day. Fortunately, there aren't 13 of them. Aside from that whole horror movie thing, there are some old reasons why this day has inspired so many superstitions.
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The team will improve under Tuchel because it has good players and because it has been unlucky and, potentially, because of some things Tuchel does.
Like, last year they got unlucky with injuries and actually played reasonably well down the stretch despite the collapse out of the Top Four.The Premier League Race Is Tight. Which Teams Really Have A Chance?|Chadwick Matlin (firstname.lastname@example.org)|January 15, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
You can survive cold-water drowningAn unlucky outdoor enthusiast slips into the frigid water and sinks under the surface.
More often, people are modelled like identical balls bouncing randomly in a lottery machine, equally likely to contact infection, become sick, infect others, or have their number drawn as the unlucky one to die.A Model for a Just COVID-19 Vaccination Program - Issue 93: Forerunners|Melanie Moses & Kathy Powers|November 25, 2020|Nautilus
Kathie McNamee of Raymond, Mississippi is one of those unlucky AT&T DSL customers.What using AT&T’s 768kbps DSL is like in 2020—yes, it’s awful|Jon Brodkin|November 6, 2020|Ars Technica
At that unlucky moment, his call was being randomly screened.
And at the same time, I think I am unlucky when I look at how it all ended.Vilified Bitcoin Tycoon After Losing $500 Million: My Life Is at Risk|Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“It was the least fortunate or unlucky place to be born female,” she said.The Life of Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo, the (Most Likely) Real 'Mona Lisa'|Justin Jones|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As unlucky as Gama was to have been hit, he was incredibly lucky that neither bullet had pierced his skull into his brain.
Unlucky fans and casual observers alike can still enjoy the NCAA tournament.The March Madness Teams to Cheer If Yours Got Bounced|Ben Teitelbaum|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The croupier pushes the seven hundred and forty pounds of the unlucky player a foot nearer to the bank.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
I began to fear I should have that unlucky expedition of ours on my conscience for the rest of my days.
But, glad as was the schemer, his delight and sense of freedom were much inferior to those of his misguided and unlucky partner.
But this is not the only "unlucky dog" that has been terrified by apparitions; several instances are given in different works.Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts|George Cruikshank
If an apology is made by the unlucky perpetrator of the accident, try to set him at his ease by your own lady-like composure.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley