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Adjective unfortunate has 3 senses
- unfortunate - 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"
Antonyms: fortunate, better off, felicitous, happy, fortuitous, good, well, heaven-sent, providential, miraculous, lucky, well-off
- inauspicious, unfortunate - not auspicious; boding ill
- unfortunate - unsuitable or regrettable; "an unfortunate choice of words"; "an unfortunate speech"
Antonym: felicitous (indirect, via infelicitous)
Noun unfortunate has 1 sense
- unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
--1 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
--1 has particulars:
| ||abandoned person; amputee; choker; cripple; desperate; homeless, homeless person; Job; jonah, jinx; languisher; failure, loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful person; maroon; mourner, griever, sorrower, lamenter; nympholept; outcast, castaway, pariah, Ishmael; poor person, have-not; prisoner, captive; schlimazel, shlimazel; sick person, diseased person, sufferer; survivor, subsister; victim; weeper, crier|