Definitions for unfortunately
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word unfortunately
unfortunately, unluckily, regrettably, alas(adverb)
by bad luck
"unfortunately it rained all day"; "alas, I cannot stay"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
unfortunately(adverb)ʌnˈfɔr tʃə nɪt
used to introduce sth bad or disappointing
Unfortunately, we missed the last bus.; The house was, unfortunately, too expensive.
Happening through bad luck, or because of some unfortunate event.
Origin: un- + fortunate + -ly
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'unfortunately' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2402
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'unfortunately' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1318
Rank popularity for the word 'unfortunately' in Adverbs Frequency: #175
Translations for unfortunately
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
I'd like to help but unfortunately I can't.
- لِسوء الحَظArabic
- за съжалениеBulgarian
- infelizmentePortuguese (BR)
- desværre; uheldigvisDanish
- por desgracia, desgraciadamente, desafortunadamenteSpanish
- לְמַרבֵּה הַצַעַרHebrew
- sayang sekaliIndonesian
- til allraróhamingju; því miðurIcelandic
- dessverre, uheldigvisNorwegian
- din păcate/nefericireRomanian
- к сожалениюRussian
- tyvärr, dess värreSwedish
- ne yazık ki, maalesefTurkish
- 令人遺憾地Chinese (Trad.)
- на жальUkrainian
- بد قسمتي سےUrdu
- đáng tiếcVietnamese
- 令人遗憾地Chinese (Simp.)
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