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Sentence count:77+2 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-02-03Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: miserablemisfortunatepatheticpiteouspitiablepitifulpoorwretchedSimilar words: stapleparaplegictactlessnessprincipleslessblessunlessuselessMeaning: ['hæplɪs]  adj. deserving or inciting pity. 
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1 This hapless creature had never experienced a moment of pleasure.
2 Many children are hapless victims of this war.
3 All of them were hapless victims of this hurricane.
4 The hapless passengers were stranded at the airport for three days.
5 Some were lost by hapless temps.
6 Several hapless hikers got caught in the snowstorm.
7 He is hapless, passive and maybe just a wee bit smug.
8 The hapless Sidney Barnett was found guilty of assault and severely reprimanded by the court.
9 The hapless governor, who had vainly tried to uphold the sultan's authority, was beheaded by the janissaries in 1801.
10 Or, in keeping with theme week, the hapless Wile E.. Coyote in futile pursuit of the Roadrunner.
11 The hapless matador eventually managed to leave the arena under heavy police protection; the fate of the bull was not documented.
12 It's like those alien stories where hapless travellers are beamed up by future scientists from other worlds.
13 Fernando de la Rua, the country's hapless president,( is exuding quiet confidence.
14 Just as hapless as the plundering Norse overlord he'd been playing for the past few weeks!
15 All went through him, and the hapless McCann, theoretically marking him, was out of his depth.
16 Duckham is a much more hapless figure: rather a constrained Everyman, almost a bore in fact.
17 The men encircled the hapless animals, beating and clubbing them, forcing them forward up the ramp.
18 Co-star Jeff Bridges is a hapless Columbia math professor who turns to jelly in the presence of beautiful women.
19 That wolf? Just as hapless as the plundering Norse overlord he'd been playing for the past few weeks!
20 The entire burden of hatching, feeding and caring for the young cuckoo falls on the hapless foster parents.
21 Charles Dickens come back, there is plenty of material for a new novel about pitiless employers and hapless employees.
22 I decided to be guided by a modified version of the National Parks Service motto, updated for hapless burglars.
23 The swing to Gore in the recounts in Broward and hapless Palm Beach counties helped cement the party too.
24 It came as no surprise when he was sent off for a vicious headbutt to the hapless Hudd.
25 The weary elders of the 1980s take revenge at last upon the hapless victims of the 1960s.
26 In the nick of time, they discovered her in a state of hapless stage fright.
27 It is also a sort of high-tech snare, with State Police as hunters and hundreds of hapless cabbies their sorry prey.
28 The world's biggest aircraft-leasing firm will now try to squeeze concessions from its hapless bondholders.
29 Both had ended in the humiliation of that brawl at a dance and me taking a swing at a hapless policeman.
30 Furniture is strewn down the road, but there is no sign of the hapless hero.
More similar words: stapleparaplegictactlessnessprincipleslessblessunlessuselesslessonwitlessendlesscarelessodorlessless thantactlesspitilessmuch lessnonethelessrecklessharmlessflawlesshomelesshopelesspointlesssenselesstastelessguilelesstalentlesstactlesslybreathless
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