hapless : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s deserving or inciting pity
a hapless victim
- Levin's hapless search for a pub lead him nowhere because it was election time and all bars were closed by Government orders.
- The hapless dog did not see the oncoming truck but fortunately received only minor injuries when it struck him.
- Fussy, erratic and arbitrary, the headstrong soprano has infuriated colleagues and administrators and crossed swords with functionaries and hapless hoteliers across the globe.
News & Articles
- Brits Off Broadway: Dirty Great Love Story
A very human tale of good intentions and bad timing. Two hopeful, hapless romantics get drunk, get it on and then get the hell away from each other. In her eyes, he's a mistake. A mistake who keeps turning up at parties. In his eyes, she's perfect. He's short-sighted.
June 14, 2013 - New York Times
- Prospect Rumor Roundup: Astros First Rounders
If not for the hapless Miami Marlins, the Astros would be in line for the worst record in baseball for the third straight season. Clearly, it's been a rough stretch for the Houston fan base. The good news is that a strong group of reinforcements is on the way to The Show. The fans will have to take a leap of faith while the high-ceiling, minor-league talent rises to the surface. The last two ...
June 13, 2013 - MLB Trade Rumors
- Stanton's return means more home runs like this
The Marlins seem to be on a roll lately, because sweeping five games from the hapless Mets in a 10-day span will do that, but things are actually looking up for Jeffrey Loria’s vanity project.
June 10, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
- Patrick Leahy in FOXNews
...Judiciary Committee Chairman Pat Leahy, D-Vt., accused Mukasey of falsely suggesting that the new policy would automatically set free 1,600 violent offenders "to prey on hapless communities."
- Ted Baillieu in Oneindia
Leadership starts with the recognition that we have a real problem. Leadership is not the hapless and eternal provision of excuses, nor endless public relations appearances to create the illusion of activity in the absence of real action,...