misfortunate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

misfortune +‎ -ate

Adjective[edit]

misfortunate (comparative more misfortunate, superlative most misfortunate)

  1. Having suffered misfortune; pitiable
    • 2009 January 18, Aleksandar Hemon, “United States of Chicago”:
      It quickly became clear to me that I would have to make the transition from being a misfortunate tourist to being a Chicagoan [] .

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