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misfortunate, wretched, poor, pitiful, pitiable, piteous, pathetic, miserable, 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"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life"

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sorry, dismal, gloomy
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
wretched, miserable
adj. characterized by physical misery; "a wet miserable weekend"; "spent a wretched night on the floor"
pitiful, pitiable, pathetic
adj. inspiring mixed contempt and pity; "their efforts were pathetic"; "pitiable lack of character"; "pitiful exhibition of cowardice"
wretched, suffering, miserable
adj. very unhappy; full of misery; "he felt depressed and miserable"; "a message of hope for suffering humanity"; "wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages"
doleful, saddening, unhappy
adj. causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom; "a gloomy outlook"; "gloomy news"
luckless, unlucky
adj. having or bringing misfortune; "Friday the 13th is an unlucky date"
jinxed, hexed
adj. (usually used colloquially) causing or accompanied by misfortune
touching, poignant, affecting
adj. arousing affect; "the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene"; "poignant grief cannot endure forever"; "his gratitude was simple and touching"
ruthful, rueful, remorseful, contrite
adj. feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
unsuccessful
adj. not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome
wretched, woeful, miserable, execrable, deplorable
adj. of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"
useless
adj. having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully; "a kitchen full of useless gadgets"; "she is useless in an emergency"

Synonyms (21)

abject
adj. most unfortunate or miserable; "the most abject slaves joined in the revolt"; "abject poverty"
black
adj. (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin; "the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error"
fateful, fatal, disastrous, calamitous, black
adj. (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin; "the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error"
castaway, shipwrecked
adj. aground as a consequence of a shipwreck
roofless, homeless, dispossessed
adj. physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security; "made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"- James Stern
ill-starred, ill-omened, ill-fated, unlucky, doomed
adj. marked by or promising bad fortune; "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"- W.H.Prescott
unhappy, infelicitous
adj. marked by or producing unhappiness; "infelicitous circumstances"; "unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes"- American Guide Series
too bad, regrettable
adj. deserving regret; "regrettable remarks"; "it's regrettable that she didn't go to college"; "it's too bad he had no feeling himself for church"

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