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unfortunateadjective

uk   /ʌnˈfɔː.tʃən.ət/  us   /-ˈfɔːr-/

unfortunate adjective (UNLUCKY)

B2 unlucky or having ​badeffects: She has ​inherited her father's ​largenose, which is very unfortunate. [+ (that)] It was unfortunate (that) he called at the ​exactmoment when ​ourguests were ​arriving.
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unfortunate adjective (NOT SUITABLE)

formal (of ​remarks or ​behaviour) not ​suitable in a way that could ​causeembarrassment or ​offence: The ​housing director's ​comment that "the ​homeless could do more to ​help themselves" was unfortunate.

unfortunatenoun [C]

uk   /ʌnˈfɔː.tʃən.ət/  us   /-ˈfɔːr-/ formal or humorous
an ​unluckyperson who is in a ​badsituation: He was one of the poor unfortunates who ​invested in the ​company and now ​finds himself a few thousand ​poundspoorer.
(Definition of unfortunate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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unfortunateadjective

 us   /ʌnˈfɔr·tʃə·nət/

unfortunate adjective (UNLUCKY)

unlucky or having ​badeffects: What ​happened to Monica was just a ​freakaccident – it was very unfortunate.

unfortunate adjective (UNSUITABLE)

(of ​remarks or ​behavior) ​unsuitable in a way that could ​causeoffense: It was an unfortunate ​remark that he ​laterregretted.
unfortunately
adverb  us   /ʌnˈfɔr·tʃə·nət·li/
Unfortunately, by the ​time we got there the ​party was ​almost over.
(Definition of unfortunate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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