English to Afrikaans Meaning :: hapless

Hapless :
ongelukkige
- ongelukkigehaplesslyhaplessness
 

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Adjective(1) deserving or inciting pity

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(1) He would then regale his hapless customers with stories of his own daring deeds.(2) Remember what Antoine de Boursin did to the hapless employees at Bunsen Burners International?(3) What about his grotesque decision to psychoanalyse his own daughter, the hapless Anna?(4) How much compensation was offered to the poor hapless farmers is not a state secret.(5) It's unfair to blame the hapless candidate, of course, for her party's shortcomings.(6) For the professor, taking care of these hapless children has remained a life long passion.(7) The hapless travellers have to part with at least two to three rupees more for want of change.(8) This is the kind of inspired initiative that might have saved hapless Henry but what flag would he have proposed we wave?(9) Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star as two hapless criminals who embark on a land rush on the western frontier.(10) To be fair to the hapless reporter, I think he was rather embarrassed about this assignment.(11) The hapless Sailor briefly stopped the onslaught when he scored three minutes later, but to no avail.(12) It is not merely hapless tourists that are suffering in this unstable climate.(13) Jeffrey is pretty hapless , and a very funny spoof of an irritating circuit queen.(14) Such marriages do not last longer than a year and then the hapless girls return with a child.(15) She refuses, saying she needs to stay with her rather hapless boyfriend.(16) A few will have headliner status thrust upon them, as has happened with the hapless Aaron Barschak.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. unfortunate ::
ongelukkige
2. unlucky ::
ongelukkig
4. out of luck ::
out of luck
5. ill-starred ::
siek-ster
6. ill-fated ::
noodlottig
8. cursed ::
vervloek
10. unhappy ::
ongelukkig
11. forlorn ::
hopeloos
12. wretched ::
ellendig
13. miserable ::
miserabel
14. woebegone ::
ongeneeslik
15. down on one's luck ::
neer op 'n mens se geluk
16. star-crossed ::
-Ster gekruis
Antonyms
1. fortunate ::
gelukkig
2. happy ::
gelukkig
3. lucky ::
gelukkig
Different Forms
hapless, haplessly, haplessness
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