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Synonyms for unlucky
ʌnˈlʌk iun·luck·y

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unlucky

    Synonyms:
    broken, crushed, fallen, ill-starred, miserable, unfortunate, unhappy, woful, wretched

    Antonyms:
    favored, fortunate, happy, lucky, prospered, prosperous, successful

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unlucky, lucklessadjective

    having or bringing misfortune

    "Friday the 13th is an unlucky date"

    Synonyms:
    doomed, ill-omened, ill-fated, ill-starred, luckless

    Antonyms:
    serendipitous, apotropaic, fortunate, lucky, hot

  2. doomed, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, unluckyadjective

    marked by or promising bad fortune

    "their business venture was doomed from the start"; "an ill-fated business venture"; "an ill-starred romance"; "the unlucky prisoner was again put in irons"- W.H.Prescott

    Synonyms:
    doomed, ill-fated, ill-omened, damned, unsaved, fated, unredeemed, cursed, luckless, ill-starred

    Antonyms:
    apotropaic, serendipitous, fortunate, lucky, hot

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unluckyadjective

    Synonyms:
    unfortunate, unsuccessful, luckless, ill-starred

  2. unluckyadjective

    Synonyms:
    inauspicious, ill-omened

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unluckyadjective

    Synonyms:
    unfortunate, luckless, ill-starred, unhappy, untoward

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unlucky":

    unfortunate, unhappy, miserable

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2535broken
#7488fallen
#12840unfortunate
#14263crushed
#14572unhappy
#15133damned
#17102miserable
#17926cursed
#19412doomed
#30945wretched
#32663unlucky
#43165fated
#73225unsaved
#155941luckless
#211493unredeemed

How to use unlucky in a sentence?

  1. Filippo Ganna:

    When I see the puncture, I think,' Ah, today unlucky, I lose the race', i changed the bike really well, really fast, like a Formula One race, and then when I crossed the line I think, ‘ OK, now will win Cavagna, ’ because he’s a really good rider, really good time trial.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    We must often visit yesterday to see how lucky or unlucky we are today!

  3. Eric Smith:

    Santa Barbara is probably the single worst location on the planet anybody could choose for an oil spill, since the '69 spill, people have just been waiting to pounce on the oil industry. To have the spill here, this company is profoundly unlucky.

  4. Godfather, The:

    Don Corleone I'm a superstitious man, and if some unlucky accident should befall Michael - if he is to be shot in the head by a police officer, or be found hung dead in a jail cell... or if he should be struck by a bolt of lightning - then I'm going to blame some of the people in this room and then I do not forgive. But with said, I pledge - on the souls of my grandchildren - that I will not be the one to break the peace that we have made today.

  5. Rothschild:

    Never have anything to do with an unlucky place, or an unlucky man. I have seen many clever men, very clever men, who had not shoes to their feet. I never act with them. Their advice sounds very well, but they cannot get on themselves; and if they cannot do good to themselves, how can they do good for me?


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