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unfortunately

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un- + fortunate + -ly

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  • (file)

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unfortunately (comparative more unfortunately, superlative most unfortunately)

  1. Happening through bad luck, or because of some unfortunate event.
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 1
      Unfortunately, the uproar awoke Mr. Jones, who sprang out of bed, making sure that there was a fox in the yard.

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