adv. unfortunately, in the manner of having bad luck, haplessly

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Lucklessly — Luckless Luck less, a. Being without luck; unpropitious; unfortunate; unlucky; meeting with ill success or bad fortune; as, a luckless gamester; a luckless maid. [1913 Webster] Prayers made and granted in a luckless hour. Dryden. {Luck less*ly},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lucklessly — adverb In a luckless way …   Wiktionary

  • lucklessly — luck·less·ly …   English syllables

  • lucklessly — adverb : in a luckless manner : unfortunately * * * luckˈlessly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑luck …   Useful english dictionary

  • luckless — lucklessly, adv. lucklessness, n. /luk lis/, adj. having no luck; unfortunate; hapless; ill fated; turning out or ending disastrously: a luckless venture that ruined many of the investors. [1555 65; LUCK + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Carew Castle — is a castle in the civil parish of Carew in the Welsh county of Pembrokeshire. The famous Carew family take their name from the place, and still own the castle, although it is leased to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, which administers the …   Wikipedia

  • luckless — (adj.) 1560s, from LUCK (Cf. luck) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Lucklessly; lucklessness …   Etymology dictionary

  • haplessly — adv. unfortunately, lucklessly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unluckily — adv. unfortunately, lucklessly, haplessly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • luckless — adjective unfortunate. Derivatives lucklessly adverb lucklessness noun …   English new terms dictionary

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