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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
a. ill-fated
La pareja jamás podía haber imaginado los infaustos sucesos que ocurrirían ese día.The couple could never have conceived of the ill-fated events that would transpire that day.
Esta obra es un recordatorio de la infausta época de la guerra civil española.This painting is a reminder of the ill-fated period of the Spanish Civil War.
b. ill-starred
Fue en ese infausto día que conocí al Sr. Molina.It was on that ill-starred day that I met Mr. Molina.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. ill-starred
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(infortunado) unlucky; (funesto) ill-starred; ill-fated;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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