misfortunate


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Adj.1.misfortunate - deserving or inciting pitymisfortunate - deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life"
unfortunate - 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"
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misfortunate

a. desdichado-a, desgraciado-a.
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Then up spake the high cellarer, "Methinks it is a shame to so drive a misfortunate knight to the ditch.
The town was bitter against he misfortunates, and for the first few days after the murder they were in constant danger of being lynched.
That would be a less misfortunate solution," he says.
Unfortunately, Woolf's early life was plagued with misfortunate, from being molested by her half-brothers to losing her mother and older sister by the time she was 15.
Elijah discloses that he bought his jeep in July and never anticipated encountering such misfortunate that led to it being gutted by fire.
Prosecutor Mr Harrington said: "Mr Ivey has been in the profession for many years and it has been his sad misfortunate to attend the scenes of many stabbings.
It is as though the poet sees an individual filled with anger as being misfortunate.
With that being said, there are a number of Kuwaiti charity pioneers who are considered as leading humanitarian figures that made a difference to those suffering from wars, natural disasters, and other kinds of misfortunate events.
It was a very hard race for us with a lot of misfortunate.
pk has also been facing high employee turnover which has spurred a series of misfortunate events for the organisation, since employees that make up most of the senior management have left their positions voluntarily, hence ultimately leading the junior staff to follow in their footsteps as well, within the last three months.
He further said that it is quite misfortunate that when Pakistan's leading federal higher education institution is celebrating its 50th anniversary, it is being subjected to such treatment and it has been left at the mercy of land mafia to grab its more land.
They are John Caulfield's fine City side have had the misfortunate to have so far been caught in the slipstream of the trailblazing Lilywhites over the last three seasons.