Definitions for ill-starred

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. unlucky; ill-fated.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. doomed, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, unlucky(adj)

    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


  1. ill-starred(Adjective)

    doomed to a bad fate; hapless

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ill-starred(adj)

    fated to be unfortunate; unlucky; as, an ill-starred man or day


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