adjective. ['ənˈfɔrtʃənət, ənˈfɔrtʃuːnət'] not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune.
Words that Rhyme with Unfortunate
Example sentences of the word unfortunate
But now locals say you can still see the ghosts of those unfortunate souls who perished in the fire.
Quotes containing the word unfortunate
1. During the Middle Ages they understood that words accompanied by imagery are much more memorable. By making the margins of a book colorful and beautiful, illuminations help make the text unforgettable. It's unfortunate that we've lost the art of illumination.
- Joshua Foer
2. My father was overbearing. Very controlling. He was always the way he is, even before my success. He was not always a good person. He'd play mind games to make sure I knew my place. I don't see him, which is unfortunate. But I don't have any desire to see him. I vaguely know where he is, and I don't want to know.
- Macaulay Culkin
3. The idea of forever is kind of ridiculous, which is unfortunate because it's kind of a nice thing to say, you know. I think it softens the blow of mortality and having to say goodbye to everything you know and everyone you love and all that kind of thing.
- Conor Oberst
adjective. ['ənˈfɔrtʃənət, ənˈfɔrtʃuːnət'] not auspicious; boding ill.
noun. ['ənˈfɔrtʃənət, ənˈfɔrtʃuːnət'] a person who suffers misfortune.
- unfortunate person
- abandoned person
- sick person
- unsuccessful person
- homeless person
- poor person
- unemotional person
adjective. ['ənˈfɔrtʃənət, ənˈfɔrtʃuːnət'] unsuitable or regrettable.