unfortunate

All Adjective
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  • The unfortunate mother never found her son nor came to know what she did with him.
  • A group of one to three people find themselves in an unfortunate situation.
  • But due to some unfortunate turn of events, it never came to be.
  • Due to some unfortunate series of events this movie was never completed.
  • As a result of this unfortunate experience, the song would help advance their success.
  • Thus a group of four unfortunate and very individual people forms.
  • For in fact he could not have chosen a more unfortunate example.
  • Thus, if not actually happy, yet the days these two unfortunates passed together went quickly. Cited from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  • It is generally very hard to learn the true history of these unfortunates. Cited from Lights and Shadows of New York Life, by James D. McCabe
  • Now she must return home under the most unfortunate circumstances.
  • The three unfortunates said that they felt fit to travel, so we got under way. Cited from The Home of the Blizzard, by Sir Douglas Mawson
  • I had already had a rather unfortunate business experience before.
  • A lot of these characters had potential and it is unfortunate they did not continue.
  • As a result of this unfortunate experience, the song would prove to help advance their success.
  • These unfortunates had to make their way as best they could on foot to the rear. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Jan 23, 1915 V.1 N.4
  • What race is this that allows us, unfortunates that we are, no peace? Cited from De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2), Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  • The plane went on to machine gun those unfortunate enough to be going to work.
  • It is unfortunate that he died early and did not manage to complete his task.
  • King tried to help these unfortunates on more than one occasion, nearly getting himself killed in the process.
  • The most unfortunate of them got up and brought it.
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Words starting with unfortunate

Meaning of unfortunate

  • noun A person who suffers misfortune
  • adjective 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