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unfortunate

un·for·tu·nate

unfortunate

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn for ch niht
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having bad luck; unlucky.
The unfortunate man lost his glasses again.
synonyms:
poor, unlucky, wretched
antonyms:
fortunate, lucky
similar words:
jinxed, miserable, pathetic, sad
definition 2: causing a difficult or harmful condition.
An unfortunate event led us to believe we'd never reach the summit.
synonyms:
adverse, unhappy, unlucky
antonyms:
fortunate, happy
similar words:
contrary
definition 3: causing regret; sorry.
His unfortunate lack of manners caused him to lose friends.
synonyms:
regrettable
antonyms:
fortunate
similar words:
distressing, disturbing, inappropriate, wrong
derivation: unfortunately (adv.)
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