Definitions for unfortunately

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word unfortunately

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfortunately, unluckily, regrettably, alas(adverb)

    by bad luck

    "unfortunately it rained all day"; "alas, I cannot stay"

Wiktionary

  1. unfortunately(Adverb)

    Happening through bad luck, or because of some unfortunate event.

  2. Origin: un- + fortunate + -ly

Freebase

  1. Unfortunately

    Unfortunately is the fourth studio album by Shalabi Effect. It was recorded on three consecutive nights at the Montreal Arts Interculturels Institute live.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unfortunately' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2402

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unfortunately' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1318

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unfortunately' in Adverbs Frequency: #175

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfortunately in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfortunately in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. W. Somerset Maugham:

    There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

  2. Fats Domino:

    A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B.

  3. Ernest Hemingway:

    Real seriousness in regard to writing is one of two absolute necessities. The other, unfortunately, is talent.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    You'll get them, yes, they are very boring tax returns. No big money from speeches, no major investments. Unfortunately - unfortunately - I remain one of the poorer members of the United States Senate.

  5. Vince Lombardi:

    Winning is not a sometime thing it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

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