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Bad luck and relating to bad luck - thesaurus

Synonyms

misfortune

noun

bad luck

unfortunate

adjective

experiencing bad luck, or caused by bad luck

unlucky

adjective

if you are unlucky, something bad happens to you, or something good does not happen, especially by chance

jinxed

adjective

someone or something that is jinxed has a lot of bad luck

unhappy

adjective

used about something bad that happens because of bad luck

mischance

noun

mainly literary bad luck, or something that is caused by bad luck

down on your luck

having a long period of difficulty finding work and earning money

out of luck

unable to have or do something that you wanted

a run of good/bad luck

a period of time when good/bad things happen to you

just my luck

used for saying that something bad happened because you are not a lucky person

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curse

noun

the words used for causing bad luck

hard-luck

adjective

used for describing a person or group that has had a lot of trouble and bad luck in their lives

ill-starred

adjective

mainly literary not lucky and likely to fail, cause problems, or have problems

jinx

noun

informal a force that brings bad luck that often affects someone or something

jinx

noun

informal someone or something that causes bad luck

luckless

adjective

not lucky

no such luck

used for saying that something good that might have happened did not happen

star-crossed

adjective

literary continuously affected by bad luck

unlucky

adjective

used about someone to whom bad things often happen

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