unluck

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From un- +‎ luck.

Noun[edit]

unluck (uncountable)

  1. Absence or lack of luck; lucklessness; bad luck; misfortune.
    • 2004, Sonny Brewer, Stories from the Blue Moon Cafe III:
      Truly the unluck had been visited upon him.
    • 2010, Suzanne Werner, Snapshots:
      With a look of amusement on your face you ask me if I believe in luck. I fumble around for an answer, but the question stays with me as I venture out into the chill of the afternoon. It's not luck I believe in, but unluck. I have seen unluck in many guises.