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Meaning of UNFORTUNATE

Pronunciation:  un'forchunit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person who suffers misfortune
  2. [adj]  not auspicious; boding ill
  3. [adj]  unsuitable or regrettable; "an unfortunate choice of words"; "an unfortunate speech"
  4. [adj]  not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune; "an unfortunate turn of events"; "an unfortunate decision"; "unfortunate investments"; "an unfortunate night for all concerned"
 

UNFORTUNATE is a 11 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: abject, black, calamitous, castaway, disastrous, dispossessed, doomed, fatal, fateful, hapless, homeless, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, inauspicious, infelicitous, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, regrettable, roofless, shipwrecked, too bad, unfortunate person, unhappy, unlucky, unpromising, wretched
 
 Antonyms: auspicious, fortunate
 
 See Also: abandoned person, amputee, captive, castaway, choker, crier, cripple, desperate, diseased person, failure, griever, have-not, homeless, homeless person, human, individual, Ishmael, jinx, Job, jonah, lamenter, languisher, loser, luckless, mortal, mourner, nonstarter, nympholept, outcast, pariah, person, poor person, prisoner, sick person, somebody, someone, sorrower, soul, subsister, sufferer, survivor, underprivileged, unsuccessful, unsuccessful person, victim, weeper

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*for"tu*nate\, a.
Not fortunate; unsuccessful; not prosperous; unlucky;
attended with misfortune; unhappy; as, an unfortunate
adventure; an unfortunate man; an unfortunate commander;
unfortunate business. -- n. An unfortunate person. --Hood. --
{Un*for"tu*nate*ly}, adv. -- {Un*for"tu*nate*ness}, n.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are unfortunate means a turn of good luck will come your way. Dreaming that another is unfortunate means failure for this person.
 

 

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