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UNFORTUNATELY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does unfortunately mean? 

UNFORTUNATELY (adverb)
  The adverb UNFORTUNATELY has 1 sense:

1. by bad luck

  Familiarity information: UNFORTUNATELY used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNFORTUNATELY (adverb)


Sense 1unfortunately [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

By bad luck

Synonyms:

alas; regrettably; unfortunately; unluckily

Context examples:

unfortunately it rained all day / alas, I cannot stay

Antonym:

fortunately (by good fortune)

Pertainym:

unfortunate (not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune)


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