What is another word for ill-starred?

232 synonyms found


[ ˈɪlstˈɑːd], [ ˈɪlstˈɑːd], [ ˈɪ_l_s_t_ˈɑː_d]

Ill-starred is a word that is used to describe something or someone who seems to be constantly beset by bad luck or misfortune. Synonyms for ill-starred could include unlucky, unfortunate, cursed, jinxed, doomed, or hapless. Each of these words conveys a similar sense of negative fate or circumstance, highlighting a sense of inevitability in the problems that befall the affected party. Words like doomed and cursed may connote a sense of predestination or supernatural interference, while hapless and unlucky might suggest a more abstract or random series of unfortunate events. Whatever the term used, ill-starred implies a sense of life working against someone.

Related words: ill-starred Kite, ill-starred Lost, ill-starred Pigeons

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What are the hypernyms for Ill-starred?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for ill-starred?

Ill-starred is a term used for people or things that are destined for bad luck or unfortunate events. Antonyms for ill-starred are words that describe individuals or objects that are blessed, fortunate or lucky. Some antonyms for ill-starred are auspicious, propitious, fortunate, or serendipitous. Auspicious is used to describe something that is believed to be a good sign or omen. Propitious is used to describe conditions that are favorable or advantageous for something. Fortunate and serendipitous are used to describe instances where good things happen by chance or good luck. Therefore, antonyms for ill-starred are about having good luck, and being fortunate or lucky.

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Famous quotes with Ill-starred

  • No, In fairy tales When to the ill-starred Prince the lady says "I love you!" all his ugliness fades fast — But I remain the same, up to the last!
    Edmond Rostand
  • Recovering from an ill-starred romance is, after all, to anyone of sufficient will-power and self-respect, purely an attitude of mind.
    Susan Howatch

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