Unfortunate | Definition of Unfortunate by Merriam-Webster
Adjective. She was unfortunate enough to have been chosen as an example. an unfortunate chain of events It's unfortunate that he couldn't be here for your birthday. He has an unfortunate tendency to show up late. an unfortunate choice of words . Noun. a group of poor unfortunates
Unfortunately | Definition of Unfortunately by Merriam-Webster
1: it is unfortunate Unfortunately, in the intervening years, time has not stood still for the global environment. — Al Gore A young man can work at excessive speed with no ill effects, but youth is unfortunately not a permanent condition of life. — F. Scott Fitzgerald The past couple years have ended unfortunately for us, and we're using it as motivation.
Unfortunate Synonyms, Unfortunate Antonyms | Thesaurus.com
1520s, "unlucky," from un-(1) "not" + fortunate. Infortunate in same sense is from late 14c. (along with a verb infortune "to render unhappy," and a noun meaning "bad luck). In late 18c.-early 19c., unfortunate woman was a polite way to say "prostitute." The noun meaning "one who is not fortunate" is recorded from 1630s.
Unfortunately | Define Unfortunately at Dictionary.com
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Unfortunate | Define Unfortunate at Dictionary.com
The unfortunate reality is that race, gender, and economic status do matter when justice is meted out.
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Unfortunately Synonyms, Unfortunately Antonyms | Thesaurus.com
1540s, from unfortunate + -ly (2). Originally "not successfully, to a regrettable extent." The proper meaning is now rare; the main modern sense of "sad to say," in parenthetical use, recorded from 1770s.
UNFORTUNATELY | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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unfortunately - Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com
Someone who's fortunate has good luck. Unfortunately is the adverb form of unfortunate — so unfortunately means "unluckily." If someone asks you whether you have to go to work tomorrow when you'd rather go to the beach, you might answer, "Unfortunately."
UNFORTUNATE | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
unfortunate definition: 1. unlucky or having bad effects: 2. (of remarks or behaviour) not suitable in a way that could cause embarrassment or offence: 3. an unlucky person who is in a bad situation: . Learn more.