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[sentence adverb] It is unfortunate that.‘unfortunately, we do not have the time to interview every applicant’
unluckily, sadly, regrettably, unhappily, woefully, lamentably, alas, sad to say, sad to relateworse luckView synonyms
- ‘Well unfortunately this is a fact of life both in business and politics.’
- ‘Rather unfortunately, she'd come in a pair with the older sis, so it was inevitable.’
- ‘I suspect there is cheese in it, but unfortunately the chef did not reveal his secrets to me.’
- ‘As much as you want to help her, unfortunately, your friend has to want to receive your help.’
- ‘Yes they did get us to Dublin later, but unfortunately too late for my connections.’
- ‘Leeches were seen as the best option for saving it but unfortunately none were available.’
- ‘The decision that they come to is a hard one and unfortunately it is one of those things that a person never truly recovers from.’
- ‘The director unfortunately was not so amused and tension was in the air.’
- ‘The team gave a powerful performance but were unfortunately beaten in the end by Galway.’
- ‘Money is, unfortunately, rather tight, and at least staying in doesn't cost anything.’
- ‘If four of the above signs sounded familiar, unfortunately you may have a problem.’
- ‘She said she would keep an eye on him, but unfortunately it didn't stop him from doing it again.’
- ‘She is eager for us to come to a choral performance this afternoon but unfortunately we must be on our way.’
- ‘But unfortunately she and her husband did not think it possible, so they decided to leave.’
- ‘I guess it's just the hand we've been dealt and unfortunately we just have to play it out.’
- ‘All rested then in the hands of the judges who, unfortunately did not judge to our advantage.’
- ‘Most of them appreciate it but unfortunately a small minority seem determined to spoil things for the rest.’
- ‘Very unfortunately, there was but one two seater table at the side of this lady.’
- ‘The most negative aspect of the city was, unfortunately, the venue we performed in.’
- ‘He threw up his shot, it hit the rim but unfortunately trickled off to the side.’
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