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un·for·tu·nate

 (ŭn-fôr′chə-nĭt)
adj.
1. Having bad luck; unlucky.
2. Characterized by, bringing, or causing misfortune: an unfortunate turn of events.
3. Regrettable; deplorable: an unfortunate lack of good manners.
n.
A victim of bad luck.

un·for′tu·nate·ly adv.
Synonyms: unfortunate, hapless, ill-fated, ill-starred, luckless, unlucky
These adjectives mean having or marked by bad luck: an unfortunate turn of events; a hapless victim; an ill-fated business venture; an ill-starred romance; a luckless suitor; an unlucky accident.

unfortunately

(ʌnˈfɔːtʃənɪtlɪ)
adv
(sentence modifier) it is regrettable that; unluckily
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unfortunately - by bad luckunfortunately - by bad luck; "unfortunately it rained all day"; "alas, I cannot stay"
as luck would have it, fortuitously, fortunately, luckily - by good fortune; "fortunately the weather was good"

unfortunately

adverb unluckily, sadly, alas, regrettably, worse luck (informal), woefully, unhappily, sad to say, lamentably, sad to relate Unfortunately, my time is limited.
Translations
لِسوء الحَظلِسُوْءِ الـحَظّ
bohužel
uheldigvisdesværre
leidernebbich
valitettavasti
nažalost
til allrar óhamingju; òví miîur
運悪く
유감스럽게도
na žalost
tyvärr
อย่างเคราะห์ร้าย
đáng tiếc

unfortunately

[ʌnˈfɔːtʃnɪtlɪ] ADV
1. (= unluckily) → desgraciadamente, por desgracia
unfortunately for youdesgraciadamente para ti, por desgracia para ti
2. (= regrettably) → lamentablemente
3. (= inappropriately) the statement was rather unfortunately phrasedla declaración estaba formulada con muy poco acierto

unfortunately

[ʌnˈfɔːrʊnətli] advmalheureusement
Unfortunately, I arrived late → Malheureusement, je suis arrivé en retard.
unfortunately for sb → malheureusement pour qn
Unfortunately for him, he panicked → Malheureusement pour lui, il a paniqué.

unfortunately

advleider; chosenunglücklich; wordedungeschickt; the unfortunately-named …der unglücklich benannte; unfortunately for youbedauerlicherweise für Sie; unfortunately notleider nicht

unfortunately

[ʌnˈfɔːtʃnɪtlɪ] advpurtroppo, sfortunatamente
an unfortunately worded speech → un discorso infelice

unfortunate

(anˈfoːtʃənət) adjective
1. unlucky. He has been very unfortunate.
2. regrettable. He has an unfortunate habit of giggling all the time.
unˈfortunately adverb
I'd like to help but unfortunately I can't.

unfortunately

لِسُوْءِ الـحَظّ bohužel uheldigvis leider δυστυχώς por desgracia valitettavasti malheureusement nažalost sfortunatamente 運悪く 유감스럽게도 helaas uheldigvis niefortunnie infelizmente к сожалению tyvärr อย่างเคราะห์ร้าย ne yazık ki đáng tiếc 不幸地
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Unfortunately, another bashful person had chosen the same refuge, for, as the curtain fell behind her, she found herself face to face with the `Laurence boy'.
Unfortunately she had mislaid or lost Mademoiselle Reisz's card, and looking up her address in the city directory, she found that the woman lived on Bienville Street, some distance away.
Tis most unfortunately true, sir," said Duncan, unable any longer to prevent his eyes from sinking to the floor in embarrassment.
Logan, hastening to join us, with a number of well armed men: This powerful assistance we unfortunately wanted in the battle; for, notwithstanding the enemy's superiority of numbers, they acknowledged that, if they had received one more fire from us, they should undoubtedly have given way.
Their sites had been anticipated by more urgent buildings and mining works, unfortunately not considered in the sanguine dreams of the enthusiasts, and, more significant still, their cost and expense had been also anticipated by the enormous outlay of their earnings in the work upon Devil's Ditch.
But, unfortunately, she had likewise to struggle against a bitter emotion of a directly opposite kind: a sentiment of virulence, we mean, towards the idle aristocracy to which it had so recently been her pride to belong.
Marie was one of those unfortunately constituted mortals, in whose eyes whatever is lost and gone assumes a value which it never had in possession.
In the hospital yesterday, a word of thirteen syllables was successfully removed from a patient--a North German from near Hamburg; but as most unfortunately the surgeons had opened him in the wrong place, under the impression that he contained a panorama, he died.
Tom had never tried this joke as yet, but was supposed to be trying it now, so the boys held warily back; but Chambers believed his master was in earnest; therefore, he swam out, and arrived in time, unfortunately, and saved his life.
The gruel came and supplied a great deal to be saidmuch praise and many comments undoubting decision of its wholesomeness for every constitution, and pretty severe Philippics upon the many houses where it was never met with tolerable;but, unfortunately, among the failures which the daughter had to instance, the most recent, and therefore most prominent, was in her own cook at South End, a young woman hired for the time, who never had been able to understand what she meant by a basin of nice smooth gruel, thin, but not too thin.
But they learnt, on enquiry, that its possessor, an elderly lady of very good character, was unfortunately too infirm to mix with the world, and never stirred from home.
I want a smoke, Jane, or a pinch of snuff, to comfort me under all this, 'pour me donner une contenance,' as Adele would say; and unfortunately I have neither my cigar-case, nor my snuff-box.