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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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Definition of unfortunate from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.