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Synonyms for unlucky

Synonyms for unlucky

involving or undergoing chance misfortune

disturbing because of failure to measure up to a standard or produce the desired results

Synonyms for unlucky

having or bringing misfortune


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marked by or promising bad fortune

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The first recorded reference in English of Friday the 13th is in Henry Sutherland Edwards' 1869 biography of Gioachino Rissini, where Edwards writes: "Rossini was surrounded to the last by admiring and affectionate friends; Why Friday the 13th Is Unlucky.
While we await the answers to these difficult questions we may just have to accept that Friday the 13th is indeed unlucky for some and it might be safer to stay at home," they added.
Unlucky Lucky Days is not the only recent demonstration of Grandbois' imagination.
Riley, who began the season at full-back, also received the backing of Warrington captain Adrian Morley, who said: "I thought Chris was pretty unlucky to get stood down for the last game but three wingers into two doesn't go.
she couldn't ignore the throbbing soreness in her thumb where the thorn had left its unlucky mark.
This is what made people like Rajan come to the conclusion that this number is unlucky.
Unlucky means not being able to afford a horse - Zara has several.
For the whole of the second half we looked more like a team who were playing for each other and were up for it - I think the fans could see that and we were just unlucky not to score.
Lucky people, he declared, consistently encountered such opportunities, whereas unlucky people did not and he illustrated this by describing a simple experiment he conducted to establish whether this was due to differences in their ability to spot such opportunities.
Mark Till, product director at Barclays Insurance, said: "As the figures show, this so-called unlucky day in fact seems to have been luckier for UK homeowners than most other days.
It's the world's smallest independent republic, an unlucky island occupying 8 square miles barely above the Pacific Ocean.
Adding the two digits in 58 curses the midday with the unlucky number 13
He has got to be on record somewhere for being the most unlucky GI in history, or was aware that when you are awarded three Purple Hearts, you are sent home.
so we drifted off each night counting unlucky stars