Translation of unfortunately in Spanish:


lamentablemente, adv.

Pronunciation /ˌənˈfɔrtʃ(ə)nətli/ /ʌnˈfɔːtʃ(ə)nətli/


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    (unluckily, regrettably)
    (stronger) desgraciadamente
    (stronger) por desgracia
    • The most negative aspect of the city was, unfortunately, the venue we performed in.
    • Rather unfortunately, she'd come in a pair with the older sis, so it was inevitable.
    • Very unfortunately, there was but one two seater table at the side of this lady.
    • If four of the above signs sounded familiar, unfortunately you may have a problem.
    • She is eager for us to come to a choral performance this afternoon but unfortunately we must be on our way.
    • He threw up his shot, it hit the rim but unfortunately trickled off to the side.
    • All rested then in the hands of the judges who, unfortunately did not judge to our advantage.
    • The team gave a powerful performance but were unfortunately beaten in the end by Galway.
    • I suspect there is cheese in it, but unfortunately the chef did not reveal his secrets to me.
    • As much as you want to help her, unfortunately, your friend has to want to receive your help.
    • Yes they did get us to Dublin later, but unfortunately too late for my connections.
    • She said she would keep an eye on him, but unfortunately it didn't stop him from doing it again.
    • But unfortunately she and her husband did not think it possible, so they decided to leave.
    • Leeches were seen as the best option for saving it but unfortunately none were available.
    • The decision that they come to is a hard one and unfortunately it is one of those things that a person never truly recovers from.
    • Money is, unfortunately, rather tight, and at least staying in doesn't cost anything.
    • I guess it's just the hand we've been dealt and unfortunately we just have to play it out.
    • Well unfortunately this is a fact of life both in business and politics.
    • The director unfortunately was not so amused and tension was in the air.
    • Most of them appreciate it but unfortunately a small minority seem determined to spoil things for the rest.
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    it was unfortunately worded estaba expresado de una manera desacertada / desafortunada