Definition of unfortunately in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfɔːtʃ(ə)nətli/


[sentence adverb]
It is unfortunate that: unfortunately, we do not have the time to interview every applicant
More example sentences
  • The most negative aspect of the city was, unfortunately, the venue we performed in.
  • Rather unfortunately, she'd come in a pair with the older sis, so it was inevitable.
  • Very unfortunately, there was but one two seater table at the side of this lady.
unluckily, sadly, regrettably, unhappily, woefully, lamentably, alas, sad to say, sad to relate
informal worse luck

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