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hapless

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈhæp.ləs/ formal us  
unlucky and usually unhappy: Many children are hapless victims of this war.
haplessly
adverb uk   /-li/ formal us  
Translations of “hapless”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不幸運的, 不愉快的…
in Russian злополучный…
in Turkish talihsiz, bahtsız, şanssız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不幸运的, 不愉快的…
in Polish nieszczęsny…
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