unfortunate, unfortunate person(adj)
a person who suffers misfortune
not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune
"an unfortunate turn of events"; "an unfortunate decision"; "unfortunate investments"; "an unfortunate night for all concerned"
not auspicious; boding ill
unsuitable or regrettable
"an unfortunate choice of words"; "an unfortunate speech"
an unlucky person
not favored by fortune
marked or accompanied by or resulting in misfortune
not fortunate; unsuccessful; not prosperous; unlucky; attended with misfortune; unhappy; as, an unfortunate adventure; an unfortunate man; an unfortunate commander; unfortunate business
an unfortunate person
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-for′tū-nāt, adj. not fortunate, prosperous, or successful.—n. one who is unfortunate, esp. a fallen woman.—adv. Unfor′tunately.—n. Unfor′tunateness.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'unfortunate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4251
Rank popularity for the word 'unfortunate' in Adjectives Frequency: #734
The numerical value of unfortunate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of unfortunate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
What happened last night was a very unfortunate tragedy.
One is never as fortunate or as unfortunate as one thinks.
Last year was an unfortunate reminder that no one is exempt from flu's most severe consequences.
The unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.
What happened last night was a very unfortunate tragedy, It appears to be an accidental discharge with no intention to strike anybody at this time.
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Translations for unfortunate
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- يؤسف لهArabic
- desafortunatCatalan, Valencian
- uheldig, ulykkeligDanish
- unglückselig, unglücklichGerman
- malencontreux, infortunéFrench
- نهگبهت, بێبهختKurdish
- неуда́чливый, несча́стный, неуда́чный, несчастли́выйRussian
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