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Usage examples for unfortunate

  1. We have been unfortunate, that is all. – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester
  2. Gentlemen," he said, looking round, " this is an unfortunate affair; but I speak to you as leading members of the printing business, and I tell you that Mr Hallett's invention here means success, and a revolution in the trade,- This is a case of wanton destruction, the act of some contemptible scoundrel. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  3. That would indeed be unfortunate. – Other Things Being Equal by Emma Wolf
  4. This unfortunate fellow had none. – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow
  5. Will you step into my cabin, Mr. Hethcote, and give me full details of this unfortunate affair? – Jack Archer by G. A. Henty
  6. That is, I have just made a discovery that makes to- day one of the most unfortunate of my life. – Two Little Women on a Holiday by Carolyn Wells
  7. But an unfortunate thing happened. – The Limit by Ada Leverson
  8. A good man, but unfortunate! – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester
  9. The whole thing has been most unfortunate. – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
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