What is another word for unfortunate?

589 synonyms found


[ ʌnfˈɔːt͡ʃənət], [ ʌnfˈɔːt‍ʃənət], [ ʌ_n_f_ˈɔː_tʃ_ə_n_ə_t]

Synonyms for Unfortunate:

adverse (adjective) disappointing (adjective) eastern poison oak (adjective) hopeless (adjective) inappropriate (adjective) inopportune (adjective) poor (adjective) ruinous (adjective) underprivileged (adjective) sad sack (noun) adverse bad eastern poison oak hopeless inopportune Other synonyms: ruinous untimely

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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.

Adjectives for Unfortunate:

  • poor.