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Adjective: unfortunate  ,ún'for-chu-nut
  1. Not favoured 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"
     
  2. Not auspicious; boding ill
    - inauspicious
     
  3. Unsuitable or regrettable
    "an unfortunate choice of words"; "an unfortunate speech"
Noun: unfortunate  ,ún'for-chu-nut
  1. A person who suffers misfortune
    - unfortunate person

Derived forms: unfortunates

See also: abject, auspiciousness, black, calamitous, disastrous, dispossessed, doomed, downtrodden, fatal, fateful, hapless, homeless, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, infelicitous, luckless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, propitiousness, regrettable, roofless, too bad, underprivileged, unhappy, unlucky, unpromising, unsuccessful, wretched

Type of: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Antonym: fortunate