star-crossed

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star-crossed

(stär′krôst′, -krŏst′)
adj.
Opposed by fate; ill-fated: star-crossed lovers.

star-crossed

adj
dogged by ill luck; destined to misfortune
[C16: from cross (in the sense: thwart): so called because of the astrological belief that the stars affect people's destinies]

star′-crossed`



adj.
thwarted or opposed by the stars; ill-fated: star-crossed lovers.
[1585–95]
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star-crossed

adjective
Involving or undergoing chance misfortune:
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star-crossed

[ˈstɑːˌkrɒst] ADJmalhadado, desventurado

star-crossed

adj they were star-crossed loversihre Liebe stand unter einem Unstern
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