hapless Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “hapless” in the English Dictionary

"hapless" in British English

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haplessadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈhæp.ləs/ formal
unlucky and usually ​unhappy: Many ​children are hapless victims of this ​war.
adverb uk   us   /-li/ formal
(Definition of hapless from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ˈhæp·ləs/
unlucky: hapless ​victims of the ​earthquake
(Definition of hapless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hapless”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不幸运的, 不愉快的…
in Turkish talihsiz, bahtsız, şanssız…
in Russian злополучный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不幸運的, 不愉快的…
in Polish nieszczęsny…
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