hapless - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hapless
relate it to helpless
'Hap' Â– luck Â…Â’ haplessÂ’ - unlucky.
break it to happyness +less so a person who is not happy is unfortunate
Hapless - Recently there was an earthquake in Haiti which destroyed most of that country so we can say ----> Residents of Haiti were hapless. HA is in Haiti and hapless both
"oh no, I wish this HAPpened LESS! I'm so unfortunate"