How to use Unfortunate in a sentence as a noun

I am a strong supporter of gay marriage, but I have to say that I find this very unfortunate and worrying.

That's unfortunate, but it's not our problem, and rather than stick him with the bill for $X,000 in back taxes we're just going to tell the tax authorities that he's been maliciously reclassified and that you're delinquent in your obligations.

It's unfortunate that people who come here on student visas get married -- assuming they have enough money -- and have a green card in six months.

And if you are a loner, that's not unfortunate, it's probably normal.

This is really unfortunate and I'm sure nobody at Google really meant to do this, but...."This is the same way you'd criticize a king, somebody you are beholden to.

This is really unfortunate, but it's not all AirBnb's fault.

The most unfortunate thing about this whole situation is that it was poor Chad himself who ended up discovering and shutting down the fraudsters.

How to use Unfortunate in a sentence as an adjective

But unfortunately, I'm an obnoxious nerd, so all I can think to do about this is yell.

Then you can start creating intelligent ***** that pinpoint those important processes, to avoid the unfortunate side effects of ***** like ketamine.

Yes, the naming is unfortunate, though frankly I don't feel sorry for Gruber given that Atwood posted a public letter calling for change two years ago. Yes, these are all issues.

'.It's easy to say that being raped should be like breaking a leg: an unfortunate event that can happen during a lifetime in human society with all its strange and from which you can recover after some pain and trouble.

One of the unfortunate realities in politics is that it is really hard to run experiments; small countries like Switzerland can act as a test subject for the entire world.

They seem to be fairly common in our community, which is unfortunate, and we seem to actively promote them, which is unfortunate++.

Unfortunate definitions


a person who suffers misfortune


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"


not auspicious; boding ill

See also: inauspicious


unsuitable or regrettable; "an unfortunate choice of words"; "an unfortunate speech"