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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. Bob Forrester:

    Here you have a young man who volunteers to go to war to help preserve the United States and United States opportunities, at the same time, he thinks he’s going to be a pilot but has the bad luck of not being a pilot because of his blue eyes, or his color blindness. Which also happened to be one of the things that got him such good movie roles, aside from being a great actor, of course. But it was his experience out there that made him realize the difference between people was circumstance.

  2. Don Schula:

    Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.

  3. Marc Patterson:

    To be honest, I think it was just really bad luck.

  4. Ana Carrasco:

    It was my first time in a strange track, so I went much faster than what was possible in one corner and I went out into the gravel, it was not a big crash, for sure, it was maybe a stupid crash, but I had bad luck and I was injured a lot in this stupid crash.

  5. 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.


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