What does hapless mean?

Definitions for hapless
ˈhæp lɪshap·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched(adj)

    deserving or inciting pity

    "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life"

Wiktionary

  1. hapless(Adjective)

    Very unlucky; ill-fated.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hapless(adj)

    without hap or luck; luckless; unfortunate; unlucky; unhappy; as, hapless youth; hapless maid

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How to say hapless in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hapless in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hapless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of hapless in a Sentence

  1. John Travolta:

    With no explanation for what theMooses condition is and boy, is whatTravoltadoing a choice Durstand his main star have, rather than giving us a character, merely offered up a hapless, carnival figure of laughable madness, alternately impossible and improbable.

  2. Kenji Goto:

    He was hapless and didn't know what he was doing. He needed someone with experience to help him.

Images & Illustrations of hapless

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