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hapless


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hapless  \Hap"less\,  a. 
  Without  hap  or  luck;  luckless;  unfortunate;  unlucky;  unhappy; 
  as  hapless  youth;  hapless  maid.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hapless 
  adj  :  deserving  or  inciting  pity;  "a  hapless  victim";  "miserable 
  victims  of  war";  "the  shabby  room  struck  her  as 
  extraordinarily  pathetic"-  Galsworthy  "piteous  appeals 
  for  help";  "pitiable  homeless  children";  "a  pitiful 
  fate";  "couldn't  rescue  the  poor  fellow";  "his  poor 
  distorted  limbs";  "a  wretched  life"  [syn:  {miserable}, 
  {misfortunate},  {pathetic},  {piteous},  {pitiable},  {pitiful}, 
  {poor},  {wretched}] 




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