HAPLESS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HAPLESS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
hapless
 a.  without hap or luck; luckless; unfortunate; unlucky; unhappy
Classic Sentence:
1  Above all the hapless Phoenician, victim to coming doom, cannot satiate her soul, but, stirred alike by the boy and the gifts, she gazes and takes fire.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIRST
2  Then indeed, hapless and dismayed by doom, Dido prays for death, and is weary of gazing on the arch of heaven.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FOURTH
3  Meanwhile Aeneas and his fleet in unwavering track now held mid passage, and cleft the waves that blackened under the North, looking back on the city that even now gleams with hapless Elissa's funeral flame.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIFTH
4  Retreating hastily, and tripped on the altars that meet him behind, the hapless man goes down on his head and shoulders.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK TWELFTH
5  But when his hapless sister knew afar the whistling wings of the Fury, Juturna unbinds and tears her tresses, with rent face and smitten bosom.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK TWELFTH
6  Thus spoke my prophetic soul, as, torn by remorse, horror, and despair, I beheld those I loved spend vain sorrow upon the graves of William and Justine, the first hapless victims to my unhallowed arts.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 8
7  I heard of the discovery of the American hemisphere and wept with Safie over the hapless fate of its original inhabitants.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 13
8  I told her that I believed she had given me a faithful account of herself, and that we had both been hapless instruments in designing hands.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
9  The first generous impulse of Duncan was to rush to the rescue of the hapless wretch; but he felt himself bound to the spot by the iron grasp of the immovable scout.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
10  The crowd without gave way, and several warriors entered the place, bringing with them the hapless conjurer, who had been left so long by the scout in duress.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27
11  Dantes from his rocky perch saw the shattered vessel, and among the fragments the floating forms of the hapless sailors.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
Example Sentence:
1  The critic's caustic remarks angered the hapless actors who were the subjects of his sarcasm.
2  His hapless lover was knocked down by a car.