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Superstitious OriginPlay
The term 'jinx' originates from superstitions, where it's believed to be linked to bad fortune. SlideThe broken mirror became a jinx for seven years of bad luck.
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Negative ImplicationsPlay
'Jinx' carries a negative connotation, implying harm or misfortune due to presence or association. SlideThat black cat is a jinx whenever it crosses our path.
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Sports UsagePlay
Often used in sports to describe an unexplainable cause of repeated failure or bad luck. SlideOur goalkeeper is a jinx; we've lost every match he's played.