What does ill-fated mean?

Definitions for 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-fated(Adjective)

    Unlucky; doomed.

    My grandfather was originally scheduled to travel on the ill-fated last voyage of the RMS Lusitania, but thankfully had to change his plans at the last minute.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ill-fated in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ill-fated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Fyodor Dostoevsky, "The Brothers Karamazov":

    Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born.

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