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misfortunate meaning and definition

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Definition of misfortunate (adjective)

  1. deserving or inciting pity
    • "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life"
    • synonyms: hapless, miserable, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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