1. unfortunately

adverb. ['ənˈfɔrtʃənətli, ənˈfɔrtʃuːnətli'] by bad luck.


  • alas
  • unluckily


  • luckily
  • fortuitously
  • as luck would have it

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Words that Rhyme with Unfortunately

  • abruptly
  • absolutely
  • abundantly
  • accidently
  • accurately
  • acutely
  • adamantly
  • adequately
  • adequately
  • adroitly
  • affectionately
  • alertly
  • alternately
  • apparently
  • appropriately
  • approximately
  • aptly
  • ardently
  • arrogantly
  • astutely

How to spell unfortunately? Is it unfortunatly? Or unfortunetly? Common misspellings are:

  • unfortunatly
  • unfortunetly

Example sentences of the word unfortunately

1. Adverb
But unfortunately for you and your date, the prizes trapped inside can often seem impossible to pick up.

Quotes containing the word unfortunately

1. Have you fallen in love with the wrong person yet?'Jace said, "Unfortunately, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains myself."..."At least,"she said, "you don't have to worry about rejection, Jace Wayland.""Not necessarily. I turn myself down occasionally, just to keep it interesting.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. It's never nice to lose someone close to you; unfortunately, life goes on, and we have to make peace with it and move on.
- Francois Hougaard

3. It is true that power corrupts. The hope at the polling stations and the actions of the elected representatives, unfortunately, often turn to be opposite. The power of ballot turns into the power of wallet. Some law-makers become law-breakers.
- Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj