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Definition 1: marked by or promising bad fortune - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ill-starred or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • their business venture was doomed from the start
  • an ill-fated business venture
  • an ill-starred romance
  • the unlucky prisoner was again put in irons

Synonyms for ill-starred in the sense of this definition

(ill-starred is similar to ...) not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune

"an unfortunate turn of events" "an unfortunate decision" "unfortunate investments" "an unfortunate night for all concerned"

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