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uhn fawr chuh nuht

  • n  a person who suffers misfortune
  • a  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
  • a  not auspicious; boding ill
  • s  unsuitable or regrettable
    an unfortunate choice of words
    an unfortunate speech

  • To its dubious credit, the Excursion pioneered the use of the blocker bar, a kind of under-vehicle roll bar designed to keep the Excursion from rolling over anything unfortunate .
  • Watching The Hours, one finds oneself focusing excessively on the unfortunate prosthetic nose Kidman affects in order to look more like the novelist.
  • The unfortunate side effects of this condition are madness and death, avoidable only by focusing on a "constant": a person or thing present in each time one's consciousness visits.
News & Articles

  • The Chrome Show: In-store invasion, exploit controls your camera and VP9
    What's in store for Chromebooks? More in-stores for Chromebooks, that's what. We talk about that, an unfortunate Chrome exploit and VP9.
    June 19, 2013 - GigaOM
  • Most dangerous city: San Pedro Sula, Honduras
    San Pedro Sula, Honduras, has been given the unfortunate title of the most dangerous city in the world. The data was compiled by Citizen Council for Public Security, Justice, and Peace, a Mexican think tank focusing on crime statistics from the Western Hemisphere. The city tops the list for the second year in a row. Photographers Jorge Cabrera of Reuters and Esteban Felix of Associated Press ...
    June 18, 2013 - Boston Globe
  • MLB releases statement on Oakland Coliseum sewer fiasco
    Sunday's unfortunate incident is a stark illustration that they need a long-term solution,MLB said in the statement. "This industry has a long record of navigating challenging circumstances and finding solutions."
    June 18, 2013 - Philly.com

  • Dwyane Wade in Yahoo! Sports (blog)
    I think I'm happy that I have the owner that I have here in Miami,Wade told The Associated Press late Thursday night. "I'm happy Micky Arison is my owner. I couldn't believe it. I'm speechless. It's very unfortunate and I think it makes...
  • Barack Obama in Pensions & Investments
    Mr. Obama, in announcing recess appointments for Mr. Gotbaum and others Wednesday, said, "It's unfortunate that at a time when our nation is facing enormous challenges, many in Congress have decided to delay critical nominations for political...
  • Michael Schumacher in guardian.co.uk
    When referring to the circumstances, Schumacher said: "Though it is true that the chapter of Formula One has been completely closed for me for a long time, it is also true that for loyalty reasons to the team I cannot ignore that unfortunate...

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