Definitions For Unfortunate


  • A person who suffers misfortune
  • An unfortunate person


  • Not auspicious; boding ill
  • Not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune


  • Unsuitable or regrettable

Is Unfortunates a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Unfortunate is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Unfortunate in a Sentence

  • She was unfortunate enough to have been chosen as an example.
  • An unfortunate chain of events
  • It's unfortunate that he couldn't be here for your birthday.
  • A group of poor unfortunates

Synonyms for Unfortunate

Antonyms for Unfortunates

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