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unfortunate

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  • adjunlucky, bad
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Synonyms for unfortunate

adj unlucky, bad
  • adverse
  • damaging
  • deplorable
  • disastrous
  • inappropriate
  • lamentable
  • regrettable
  • untoward
  • desperate
  • doomed
  • poor
  • afflicted
  • broken
  • burdened
  • calamitous
  • cursed
  • destitute
  • forsaken
  • hapless
  • hopeless
  • ill-fated
  • ill-starred
  • in a bad way
  • infelicitous
  • inopportune
  • jinxed
  • luckless
  • out of luck
  • pained
  • ruined
  • ruinous
  • shattered
  • star-crossed
  • stricken
  • troubled
  • unbecoming
  • unfavorable
  • unhappy
  • unpropitious
  • unprosperous
  • unsuccessful
  • unsuitable
  • wretched

Antonyms for unfortunate

  • auspicious
  • blessed
  • favorable
  • fortunate
  • good
  • happy
  • helpful
  • lucky
  • proper
  • suitable
  • hopeful
  • timely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to unfortunate

accursed

adjective. cursed
  • bedeviled
  • condemned
  • damned
  • done for
  • doomed
  • hexed
  • ill-fated
  • star-crossed
  • unfortunate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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