luckless

Part of speech: adverb

Lucklessly.

Part of speech: noun

Lucklessness.

Part of speech: adverb

Luckily.

Part of speech: noun

Luckiness.

Part of speech: adjective

Having no luck.

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Usage examples "luckless":

  1. There was not the slightest doubt in Barnes's mind that this was the man who had been detailed to shadow the luckless Peter. - "Green Fancy", George Barr McCutcheon.
  2. With a twinkling of her white fingers she had torn the luckless knave into a dozen pieces and sent them whirling over her head to fall far and wide among the company. - "Helmet of Navarre", Bertha Runkle.
  3. Carrying him into the centre of the yard, they deposited the luckless coast- guard- man flat on his back beside the tomb of George Philpot, a man who had done good service in his day and generation- if headstones are to be believed. - "The Lifeboat", R.M. Ballantyne.