February 05, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
unfortunately /ˌʌnˈfoɚtʃənətli/ adjective
unfortunately
/ˌʌnˈfoɚtʃənətli/
adjective
Unfortunately, the raft flipped over.
Unfortunately, the raft flipped over.
Learner's definition of UNFORTUNATELY

[more unfortunately; most unfortunately]

— used to say that something bad or unlucky has happened

  • Unfortunately, we didn't finish on time.

  • Unfortunately for us, the car broke down.

  • That, unfortunately, cannot be guaranteed.

— opposite FORTUNATELY

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