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Definitions of hapless

  1. HAPLESSLY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. Unfortunate; unlucky; unhappy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Unlucky: unhappy. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Having no luck or hap; unfortunate; unhappy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Luckless; unfortunate; unlucky. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for hapless

  1. Then thou'lt confess: one hapless wretch, whom many lords oppress, Does never what he would, but lives in thraldom's helplessness. – The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
  2. The secret had long weighed upon her, and she felt it would come out at some hapless moment. – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
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