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unfortunate

520 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ʌnfˈɔːt͡ʃənət], [ʌnfˈɔːt‍ʃənət], [ʌ_n_f_ˈɔː_tʃ_ə_n_ə_t]
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Synonyms for Unfortunate:

adverse (adjective)

adverse, antipathetic, burdensome, calamitous, catastrophic, detrimental, difficult, disastrous, distressful, grievous, hard, inauspicious, miserable, opposing, perilous, tragic, troublesome, unfavorable, unfriendly, unlucky, unpropitious, untoward, woeful.

Other synonyms and related words:

Chippy, Haggish, IL, Ill-boding, Miscarrying, Star-crossed, Unhandy, Unmeet, ability, abject, abominably, abortive, absolutely, accursed, acutely, adulteress, advoutress, afflicted, afflictive, amateurish, amputee, anguished, apocalyptic, appalling, appallingly, at fault, atrociously, awful, awfully, awkward, bad, badly, badly off, baggage, baleful, balked, baneful, bankrupt, bankruptcy, be pitied, bearer, beastly, beaten, behindhand, bitter, black, bleak, bodeful, boding, boding ill, bootless, breakdown, broken, broken-hearted, burdened, captive, castaway, cataclysmal, chap-fallen, cheerless, choker, cinderella, clouded, cloudy, cocotte, completely, condemnable, contrary, contrite, convict, corrupt, courtesan, crestfallen, crier, criminal, critically, cruelly, crushing, curse, cursed, damaging, damned, damning, dangerously, dark, dearly, debacle, decayed, decline, deeply, defeat, defeated, deficiency, dejected, demimonde, demirep, deplorable, depressed, depressing, desolate, desperate, desperately, despicable, destitute, destructive, devoted, dingy, dire, direly, dirty, disadvantageous, disagreeable, disappointment, disaster, disconsolate, discouraging, disgraceful, disheartened, dismal, dispossessed, distressed, distressing, disturbing, doleful, dolorous, donsie, doomed, doomful, down on luck, downbeat, downcast, downfall, downhearted, downtrodden, drab, dreadful, dreadfully, dreary, earnestly, embarrassed, embarrassing, enormously, entirely, error, evil, evil-starred, exceedingly, execrable, extremely, failed, failing, failure, fatal, fateful, fault, fearfully, fey, fiercely, fille de joie, foiled, foolish, foreboding, forlorn, fornicatress, forsaken, fortunate, fortuneless, frail, frail sisterhood, frightfully, fruitless, frustrated, fully, funereal, funest, futile, futureless, giddy, gloomy, glum, good, graceless, grave, gravely, greatly, grief-stricken, griever, grisette, guilty, hapless, happy, hard luck, hardcase, harlot, harmful, harridan, having bad luck, heartbreaking, heartbroken, heartrending, heavily, helpless, homeless, homeless person, hoodooed, hopeless, hopelessly, horrendously, horrible, horrifically, humiliating, ignominious, ill, ill timed, ill-advised, ill-chosen, ill-considered, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, ill-suited, immensely, impolitic, impoverished, improper, improsperous, imprudent, in a bad way, in adverse circumstances, in trouble, inadequate, inadvisable, inappropriate, inapt, incompetent, incongruous, inconvenient, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, inefficient, inept, inexpedient, inexperienced, infelicitous, infernally, infinitely, inimical, inopportune, insipid, intempestive, intensely, intolerable, intrusive, irrelevant, irremediable, jade, jinxed, joyless, lachrymose, lame, lamentable, lamenter, late, lorette, loser, loss, lost, lousy, lovesick, lowering, luck, luckless, lucky, lugubrious, madly, mal a propos, malapropos, malefic, manque, melancholic, melancholy, menacing, meritless, mindless, minx, miscarried, mischance, misfortunate, misfortune, miss, mistimed, monstrously, mopsy, morose, mortally, mourner, mournful, naughty, needy, needy person, nonstarter, not auspicious, not lucky, of evil portent, of no effect, ominous, on the wane, oppressive, out of luck, out of place, out of time, outcast, pained, painful, pariah, pathetic, pathetical, pawn, perfectly, person, perturbing, petite dame, piece, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, pitying, planet-struck, plaything, poor, poor soul, poor thing, poor unfortunate, poor wretch, poorly, portending, portentous, premature, prisoner, profoundly, punk, quean, regretful, regrettable, remorseful, reprehensible, rich, rig, roofless, rotten, rough, rude, rueful, ruined, ruinous, ruthful, sad, sad sack, sadly, sapphist, scandalously, schlemiel, schlimazel, serious, seriously, severely, shabby, shameful, shaming, shattered, shipwrecked, shocking, shockingly, shoddy, short of luck, sinister, skit, snakebit, soberly, sol, somber, sombre, sorely, sorrowful, sorry, spiritual wife, starred, sterile, sternly, stickit, stillborn, stooge, stranded, streetwalker, stricken, strongly, strumpet, successless, sure loser, survivor, target, terrible, terribly, terrifically, thoroughly, threatening, timeless, too bad, too late, too soon, totally, tough, toughly, toy, tragical, tripping, trollop, troubled, troubling, troublous, trull, tumbledown, unadvantageous, unavailing, unbecoming, unbefitting, unblessed, unblest, uncalled-for, unchaste, under a cloud, underdog, underprivileged, undesirable, undignified, undone, unfavourable, unfit, unfitting, unfortunate female, unfortunate person, unfortunate woman, unfortunately, unfruitful, ungracious, unhappy, unluckily, unplaced, unpleasant, unproductive, unprofitable, unpromising, unprosperous, unprovidential, unready, unrewarded, unripe, unsatisfactory, unseasonable, unseemly, unskillful, unspeakable, unsturdy, unsuccessful, unsuccessful person, unsuitable, unsuited, untimely, untried, unusually, unwholesome, unwise, upsetting, useless, utterly, vain, vastly, very, victim, violently, wanton, weeper, wench, white slave, wildly, winless, without merit, woebegone, woman, worrisome, worrying, worthless, wretch, wretched, wretchedly, wrong.

Rhymes for Unfortunate:

  1. fortunate;

Quotes for Unfortunate:

  1. The unfortunate thing about working for yourself is that you have the worst boss in the world. I work every day of the year except at Christmas, when I work a half day. David Eddings.
  2. It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach. Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  3. Look at those they call unfortunate and at a closer view, you'll find many of them are unwise. Andrew Young.
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