English Vocabulary tips & definition with Gymglish.
Improve your English and try our online English lessons for free.


unfortunate: unlucky, unsuccessful; sad, regrettable, lamentable
fortunate lucky, opportune, with good luck
unfortunately: sadly, regrettably, lamentably
fortunately luckily, with good luck, by a happy chance

Pronunciation examples
UK: Unfortunately, the show is cancelled due to an escaped tiger.
US: Yes, that is very unfortunate.

Going further...

Still having difficulties with 'Unfortunate' Test our online English lessons and receive a free level assessment!

Do you have smart way of remembering this rule? A tip to avoid making a mistake on 'Unfortunate'?
Share it with us!