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The unfortunate victims of the pension fund fraud are unlikely to get their money back.
This whole episode has been very unfortunate.
It's unfortunate that some politicians have condemned the film without even seeing it.
He had an unfortunate habit of getting drunk and behaving badly at parties.
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a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a small round cake with dried fruit in it and sugar on the top
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Definition of unfortunate from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.