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luckless

adjective uk   /ˈlʌk.ləs/ literary us  
used to describe someone who has a lot of bad luck: The luckless defender, Mark Emery, sustained his third injury of the season.
Translations of “luckless”
in Chinese (Traditional) 倒楣的,不走運的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 倒霉的,不走运的…
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