star-crossed(redirected from Star-crossed lovers)
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Opposed by fate; ill-fated: star-crossed lovers.
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]
thwarted or opposed by the stars; ill-fated: star-crossed lovers.