MEANING: adjective: Unfortunate.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old Norse happ (good luck) + less, from Old English laes (without). Earliest documented use: 1400.

HA-LESS - a bad comedian. See also subgroups HAH-LESS - a bad Boston comedian; HAR-LESS - a bad Ozark comedian; HAW-LESS - a bad Texas comedian

HARPLESS - why the choir of angels doesn't sound as full any more

HASPLESS - my diary can''t be locked

CHAPLESS - for women only