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Description (описание):

[прил.] злополу́чный

Meaning (значение):

ill-starred, ill-fated, hapless, unblessed, disastrous

Synonyms (синонимы):

несча́стный (unhappy, unfortunate, miserable, unlucky),
неуда́чный (unsuccessful, unfortunate, lame)

Etymology (этимология):

зло (evil) + получа́ть (to get)

Examples (примеры):

  1. После всех своих злополучных приключений, он был рад наконец-то оказаться дома.
    After all his ill-fated adventure, he was glad to finally be home.
  2. Это злополучное письмо, которое возвращалось на почту три раза, наконец-то нашло своего адресата.
    This unfortunate letter that came back to the post-office three times, finally found its target.
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