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See definition of unfortunately on Dictionary.com
  • adv.unluckily
  • adv.inappropriately

synonyms for unfortunately

  • sadly
  • regrettably
  • disastrously
  • dismally
  • grievously
  • horribly
  • lamentably
  • miserably
  • unhappily
  • unsuccessfully

antonyms for unfortunately

MOST RELEVANT
  • appropriately
  • favorably
  • fortunately
  • happily
  • luckily
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How to use unfortunately in a sentence

If that existed, then it would probably make it more attractive for the county or city to connect their wetlands with their climate action plans but unfortunately that’s not the case.
FARMERS WANT TO CREATE SAN DIEGO’S CARBON DUMPSMACKENZIE ELMERFEBRUARY 3, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Most venture capital firms fund what they know, and unfortunately few understand the affordable housing community, which is largely minority with female heads of household.
VC INVESTMENT IN PROPTECH CAN YIELD PROFITS AND CHANGE LIVESWALTER THOMPSONJANUARY 27, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Now, unfortunately, her mother is gravely ill, and I know I will soon need to express my sympathy.
MISS MANNERS: GUEST INSISTS ON GOING INDOORS — AGAINST HOST’S PANDEMIC PLANSJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If you leave the kid just for a few minutes, they’re very vulnerable and they can unfortunately die.
HOW MUCH DO WE REALLY CARE ABOUT CHILDREN? (EP. 447)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 14, 2021FREAKONOMICS
I also think that, unfortunately, traveling around the world you see that poverty and inequality sort of falls much heavier, it’s a much bigger burden on the shoulders of minorities all around the world.
MARIANA VAN ZELLER’S TAKE ON PIMPS AND HOW TO END THE DRUG WAREUGENE ROBINSONJANUARY 13, 2021OZY
Vaccines, unfortunately, are not available for most other viruses.
CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWNS HAVE QUASHED NEARLY ALL OTHER COMMON VIRUSES. BUT SCIENTISTS SAY A REBOUND IS COMING.DAN HURLEYJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We’ve unfortunately had too much practice with this in our country.
‘WE’VE UNFORTUNATELY HAD TOO MUCH PRACTICE’: TV, STREAMING ADVERTISERS HAVE GROWN ACCUSTOMED TO PULLING ADS WHEN BAD NEWS BREAKSTIM PETERSONJANUARY 11, 2021DIGIDAY
This kind of violent outburst was almost certain to happen in some form, and unfortunately even more violence is likely.
ARE WE ENTERING A NEW ERA OF POLITICAL VIOLENCE?SEAN ILLINGJANUARY 7, 2021VOX
The more organized we are, unfortunately, the better we seem to get at fighting.
HUMANS HAVE GOTTEN NICER AND BETTER AT MAKING WAR - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGSTEVE PAULSONJANUARY 6, 2021NAUTILUS
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