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Main Entry: 1un·for·tu·nate
Pronunciation: secondarystressschwan-primarystressfodotrch-(schwa-)nschwat
Function: adjective
1 a : not fortunate : UNLUCKY b : showing, accompanied by, or resulting in misfortune <an unfortunate experience> <unfortunate investments>
2 a : UNSUITABLE, INFELICITOUS <an unfortunate choice of words> b : DEPLORABLE 1 <an unfortunate lack of taste>
- un·for·tu·nate·ly adverb

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