unfortunate

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un- +‎ fortunate

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unfortunate (comparative more unfortunate, superlative most unfortunate)

  1. not favored by fortune
    Synonym: unsuccessful
    Antonym: fortunate
  2. marked or accompanied by or resulting in misfortune
    Synonym: unlucky
    Antonyms: fortunate, lucky

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Noun[edit]

unfortunate (plural unfortunates)

  1. An unlucky person; one who has fallen into bad circumstances.