1 unlucky, luckless; cursed, out of luck, unblessed, Colloq down on (one's) luck:
She was unfortunate enough to have married early and divorced late.
2 poor, miserable, wretched, woebegone, pathetic, dismal, unhappy, forlorn, pitiable, doomed, ill-starred, star-crossed, ill-fated:
These unfortunate refugees have nowhere to go if we refuse them asylum.
3 deplorable, terrible, awful, catastrophic, disastrous, calamitous, tragic, lamentable, regrettable, distressing, upsetting, disturbing, inauspicious, grievous, ruinous:
It was an unfortunate decision, and led to many problems. The flood was a most unfortunate sequel to the earthquake.
be, seem | consider sb/sth
extremely, most, particularly, singularly, very
It was a most unfortunate choice of expression.
| a bit, a little, rather, slightly
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