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"
Translations

misfortunate

a. desdichado-a, desgraciado-a.
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"Poor little onlucky misfortunate thing!" sighed uncle Jerry, as his eyes followed her down the hill.
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.
Through a series of misfortunate events, we parted ways after two years together.
As you deal with your guilt consciousness and seek the publicity that is associated with such tragedies including death, stop and remind yourself, its immoral and the highest form of insensitivity to take advantage of misfortunate to gain political mileage.
"We were disappointed last year to just miss out on that spot and we probably threw away more points than any other team - we had real misfortunate at times and the results didn't reflect the performances.
Luzi demanded an explanation from the envoy on the nature of the misfortunate incident and its reasons to the public opinion, stressing that there is no correlation between the Jordanian engineers and the key factor that provoked the public opinion in the backdrop of an immoral issue.
Where Wong's filmography is filled with lovers drifting apart, the lonely figures in Happy Together feel more beaten down than mystically misfortunate, their lives more grim than stylishly melancholy.
It is misfortunate that an assistant director has been given charge of four districts.
And they signed on after the hanging of the misfortunate Nathan Hale, in which the British sent a clear message: You spy, you die.
Another misfortunate crossing of a line was when Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter planes crossed LoC in Azad and Jamu Kashmir on February 26, 2019.
Sam Stevenson, a journalist for (https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1091255/Meghan-Markle-news-queen-elizabeth-ii-morocco-tour-Royal-family-latest-prince-harry) Express , claimed that Her Majesty's trip to Morocco several years ago was filled with a series of misfortunate events.