Unlucky in a sentence

Definition of Unlucky

Unfortunate, marked by misfortune. | Inauspicious. | Having ill luck.

How to use Unlucky in a Sentence?

  • The more superstitious scanned the heavens for a lucky or unlucky flight of hawks.
  • His fame he describes as having increased until he was induced to try an unlucky experiment.
  • The unlucky miller was then seized by the foot and dragged into the shrieking and leaping circle.
  • An unlucky shot suddenly revealed their presence and exposed them to the greatest danger.
  • Coleridge was thus born not only with an unlucky number, but trailing clouds of definitions.
  • Leaving this unlucky spot, we made good about sixteen miles during the afternoon.
  • They were both young; the gloom of this unlucky tragedy would soon be dispelled.
  • They saw each other rarely after the loss of the unlucky volume; in fact they avoided each other.
  • The herald assured the people there was no rain, thunder, or other unlucky sign from heaven.
  • It is considered, by Baluchis, extremely unlucky to give or accept an odd number of coins.
  • I am a poor unlucky devil, and the only way to save me is by settling me with a rich wife such as she promises.
  • Imitation does a double service, it secures the failure of the imitator and also aids that of the unlucky author who is imitated.
  • The rest of the twelvemonth, the unlucky wight of a traveler must needs have recourse to a horse-drawn coach.
  • Both these feelings were increased by the shrill piping treble which came squeaking forth from this unlucky corpulent body....
  • They lie there, an indistinguishable mass on the ground, and the men are unlucky who watch by night in the listening posts or the trenches.
  • He has some one to wait on him, to look after his machine, and to attend to his hurts, if he is unlucky enough to get any.
  • This was an unlucky shot, as it drew the attention of a party of dragoons, whom we had not before seen, in the hollow beneath.
  • I was born to very little property, but to great expectations; which is perhaps one of the most unlucky fortunes that a man can be born to.
  • His right arm fastened around the head of the unlucky warder and, passing down to his throat, crushed it in a strangle hold.
  • The second bough had caught the unlucky farmer just on the nape of his neck, and had driven him down, face forward, onto the first.
  • As for that which remains, I had hoped to determine for myself, but an unlucky fall from a nail has spoiled my sight.
  • It was an unlucky hour for quadrupeds; and if "every dog will have his day," he could not have selected a more unpropitious one than this.
  • How unlucky Bran had been in his choice of a mother only she, conscious of her defects and failings, could know.
  • This is particularly the case in Norway and Sweden, where an idea prevails that it is unlucky to kill them.

Short Example Sentence for Unlucky

  • It is only an unlucky misunderstanding.
  • Monday is your unlucky day.
  • Thursday has always been an unlucky day for me.
  • We dread an unlucky man!
  • That unlucky reward had made nothing but confusion.
  • The unlucky masterpiece was doomed to many a difficulty.
  • Perhaps four is a lucky and five an unlucky number.
  • You cannot always be unlucky any more than you can always be lucky.
  • It is unlucky to oppose or thwart him; but he is amenable to kindness.
  • He had turned in the unlucky direction; the crowd was still following.
  • At such times, woe to any unlucky vessel that ventures within its clutches.
  • He was fully expected to make amends for two unlucky seconds at Aintree.
  • I never knew so unlucky a Gamester to throw so often, and to be always out!
  • For unlucky Joe Mauser might be in his chosen field, but respected he was.
  • But the unlucky bribe of the Enemy of Souls touched his Castilian spirit.
  • Jane's unlucky illness made an especial difficulty in her calculations.

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