Synonyms of unfortunate in English:

unfortunate


See definition of unfortunate

adjective

1‘today, many unfortunate people have too much enforced leisure’

SYNONYMS
unlucky, hapless, out of luck, down on one's luck, luckless, wretched, miserable, forlorn, unhappy, poor, pitiful
ill-starred, ill-fated, ill-omened, star-crossed, jinxed, cursed, doomed
ANTONYMS

fortunate, lucky

2‘it was a very unfortunate chain of circumstances’

SYNONYMS
adverse, disadvantageous, unadvantageous, unfavourable, unlucky, untoward, unwelcome
untimely, unpromising, inauspicious, unpropitious, hostile, tough, hard, inimical, harmful, detrimental, injurious, ruinous, disastrous, calamitous, dire, miserable, distressing, grievous, black, lamentable, tragic, terrible, awful, wretched
ANTONYMS

fortunate, auspicious

3‘an unfortunate remark’

SYNONYMS
regrettable, inappropriate, unsuitable, inapt, infelicitous, tactless, untoward, injudicious
ANTONYMS

tactful, appropriate