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”, in United States of Chicago[1]:
      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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