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  1. bad lucknoun

    Synonyms:
    tough luck, hard luck

    Antonyms:
    good luck

  2. bad lucknoun

    Misfortune.

    Synonyms:
    tough luck, hard luck

    Antonyms:
    good luck

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misfortune, bad luck, tough luck, ill lucknoun

    an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes

    Synonyms:
    mishap, misfortune, tough luck, ill luck, mischance

    Antonyms:
    luckiness, good fortune, good luck

  2. bad luck, mischance, mishapnoun

    an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate

    "if I didn't have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all"

    Synonyms:
    misadventure, mishap, misfortune, tough luck, ill luck, mischance

    Antonyms:
    luckiness, good fortune, good luck

  3. misfortune, bad lucknoun

    unnecessary and unforeseen trouble resulting from an unfortunate event

    Synonyms:
    mishap, misfortune, tough luck, ill luck, mischance

    Antonyms:
    good luck, good fortune, luckiness

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How to use bad luck in a sentence?

  1. Amir Khan:

    This innocent girl had gone to brighten the name of Pakistan, but due to bad luck in a country that accuses the world of terrorism, she became a victim of terrorism herself.

  2. Garman Martin:

    I was unlucky. I don't even remember how I went down. I touched the rear wheel of the rider in front of me (Coquard) but it's the Tour, luck and bad luck are always close.

  3. Henry Ward Beecher:

    I never knew an early-rising, hard-working, prudent man, careful of his earnings, and strictly honest who complained of bad luck.

  4. Pablo Carreno Busta:

    I think that it was bad luck, no? You cannot do this, but of course I think that Novak never, never wants to hit the line umpire.

  5. Franklin Delano Roosevelt:

    I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird, and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.

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