luckiness


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luck·y

 (lŭk′ē)
adj. luck·i·er, luck·i·est
1. Having or attended by good luck. See Synonyms at fortunate.
2. Believed to bring good luck: hoped to draw a lucky number.

luck′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.luckiness - an auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes
circumstances, luck, destiny, fate, fortune, lot, portion - your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"
successfulness, prosperity - the condition of prospering; having good fortune
boon, blessing - a desirable state; "enjoy the blessings of peace"; "a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors"

luckiness

noun
Success attained as a result of chance:
Idiom: good fortune.
Translations
حُسْن الحَظ
štěstí
held
szerencsés
heppni
şanslılıktalihlilik

luck

(lak) noun
1. the state of happening by chance. Whether you win or not is just luck – there's no skill involved.
2. something good which happens by chance. She has all the luck!
ˈluckless adjective
unfortunate. luckless children.
ˈlucky adjective
1. having good luck. He was very lucky to escape alive.
2. bringing good luck. a lucky number; a lucky charm.
ˈluckily adverb
ˈluckiness noun
lucky dip
a form of amusement at a fair etc in which prizes are drawn from a container without the taker seeing what he is getting.
bad luck!
an expression of sympathy for someone who has failed or been unlucky.
good luck!
an expression of encouragement made to someone who is about to take part in a competition, sit an exam etc. She wished him good luck.
worse luck!
most unfortunately!. He's allowing me to go, but he's coming too, worse luck!
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