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Meaning of "unfortune" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNFORTUNE

unfortune  [ʌnˈfɔːtʃuːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNFORTUNE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unfortune is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UNFORTUNE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unfortune in the English dictionary

The definition of unfortune in the dictionary is misfortune.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNFORTUNE


afternoon
ˌɑːftəˈnuːn
balloon
bəˈluːn
befortune
bɪˈfɔːtʃuːn
Cameroon
ˌkæməˈruːn
cartoon
kɑːˈtuːn
commune
kəˈmjuːn
honeymoon
ˈhʌnɪˌmuːn
hoon
huːn
immune
ɪˈmjuːn
June
dʒuːn
Kun
kuːn
maroon
məˈruːn
moon
muːn
noon
nuːn
shoon
ʃuːn
soon
suːn
toon
tuːn
tribune
ˈtrɪbjuːn
tuchun
tuːˈtʃuːn
tune
tjuːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNFORTUNE

unforgiveness
unforgiving
unforgivingness
unforgot
unforgotten
unforked
unform
unformalised
unformalized
unformatted
unformed
unformidable
unformulated
unforsaken
unforthcoming
unfortified
unfortunate
unfortunately
unfortunateness
unfossiliferous

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNFORTUNE

attune
autotune
carry a tune
Dame Fortune
detune
fine-tune
fortune
give hostages to fortune
importune
infortune
inopportune
misfortune
Neptune
opportune
retune
signature tune
small fortune
soldier of fortune
untune
wheel of fortune

Synonyms and antonyms of unfortune in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «unfortune» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNFORTUNE

Find out the translation of unfortune to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of unfortune from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unfortune» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

unfortune
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

unfortune
570 millions of speakers

English

unfortune
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

unfortune
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

unfortune
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

unfortune
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

unfortune
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

unfortune
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

infortune
220 millions of speakers

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Malang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unfortune
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

unfortune
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

unfortune
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Apes
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

unfortune
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

unfortune
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुर्दैव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

unfortune
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

unfortune
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

unfortune
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

unfortune
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

unfortune
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

unfortune
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

unfortune
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

unfortune
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

unfortune
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unfortune

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNFORTUNE»

The term «unfortune» is used very little and occupies the 168.651 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of unfortune
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNFORTUNE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «unfortune» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «unfortune» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unfortune

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNFORTUNE»

Discover the use of unfortune in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unfortune and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Pound's "Cavalcanti": An Edition of the Translation, Notes, ...
S ONNET XXX I fear me lest unfortune's counter thrust Drive me to publishing my bleak despair, Feeling a thought Within my heart which must With trembling terror to the mind repair. 5 It seems he saith “Love doth not give thee ease, So that ...
David Anderson, 2014
2
The Selected Poetry of Guido Cavalcanti: A Critical English ...
Pound uses the noun 'unfortune'. Disaventura is linked acoustically to the last word in the next line, dispero, thereby underlining the connection between the two concepts for the lover. The same word, disaventura, appears in the opening line ...
Guido Cavalcanti, Simon West, 2009
3
Main Clause Phenomena: New Horizons
?Ioane, hai (că) cinstit (*că,) din nefericire Ion-voc prt that frankly that of unfortune (*că) bineînţeles (că) pesemne (că) şi that obviously that probably that also din cauza veniturilor, mie nicodată for cause.the income.the-top to.me-top never-foc ...
Lobke Aelbrecht, Liliane M. V. Haegeman, Rachel Nye, 2012
4
Not Only a Refugee: An American UN Volunteer in the Philippines
But you can't [sic] understand the great unfortune [sic] of Vietnamese refugees! According to our traditions, the greatest unfortune of Vietnamese is to go away our homeland. We always think that we must live, all of our life, in our country where ...
Eleanor Stewart
5
Middle English Dictionary
Hans Kurath, Sherman McAllister Kuhn, Robert E. Lewis. tungc' al500(al450) Getter. (2) 4036: Ye may wele sayc I am vnfortunate. unfortune n. Also unfortone. [From fortune n.] Bad luck, misfortune; also, an instance of bad luck. cl425 Found.
Hans Kurath, Sherman McAllister Kuhn, Robert E. Lewis, 1952
6
Principles of co-operation (Kung hoo lun)
Lack of wisedom brightness, and honesty, the ears, eyes and mouth must produce unfortune. People in this world do not know how to control their organs, by and by they fall into selfishness. It is therefore learned that all unfortune in a family, ...
Shizhong Yang, 1934
7
A Reference Grammar of Romanian: Volume 1: The noun phrase
...#din nefericire, câţiva /doi /mulţi /aceşti câini ai lui Ion by unfortune some /two / many /these dogs al.mpl obl Ion erau turbaţi. were rabid '# unfortunately, some/ two/many/these dogs of Ion's were rabid.' Possessive DPs other than definite only  ...
Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin, Ion Giurgea, 2013
8
The Senator; or, Clarendon's parliamentary chronicle
He trusted that the threats of France, relative to their maritime vengeance, □ would not be so well executed as those concerning their land forces had unfortune- nately proved to be. If, however, they fliould, in any me- □fore, prove verified, the ...
9
Wisconsin Farmer and Northwestern Cultivator
with e new wed approach of aperson within eight or ten feet t1'eVe11"8Pe1'me1' » end 3 smut been for *1 of them, they either conceal themselves unfortune, we bade farewell to the homes and (16, the leaves, or drop on ghn ground and ...
‎1856
10
Underwoods. Timber; or, Discoveries made upon men and ...
For of fortune-'ssharp adverjflgr, *1 he worst kind of unfortune is this : A' man t' have been in prosperity, And it to remember when it paffid is. The first kind then is common with the Greeks; but that which followeth, is proper to us, which tho' it be  ...
Ben Jonson, Peter Whalley, 1756

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNFORTUNE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unfortune is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Chinese veteran recalls July 7th battle
He didn't fail to mention his battalion commander, whose son also told us about his father's unfortune. Wang Dexiu joined the 29th Army Corps in the spring of ... «CCTV, Jul 15»
2
Land Rover Defender Tuning Nirvana: Hofele-Design Silver Bear S …
In a place called Solihull, in her Majesty's Great Britain, Land Rover is still producing the Defender. With great unfortune for us petrolheads, the honorable ... «autoevolution, Mar 15»
3
Paper Talk: Agger's incredible charity act
Ronaldinho blasted some balls as four people ran over some inflatables in his swimming pool. And as at least one unfortune will attest to, when the Brazilian hits ... «Fox Sports, Oct 14»
4
Ulster have steadied the ship
While losing a captain and a head coach may be regarded as unfortune, to lose a director of rugby like David Humphreys, such a part of the Ulster furniture and ... «Irish Times, Aug 14»
5
Heavy storms kill 16, injure 82 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
This is unfortune for people of kpk who voted for PTI in last election but their CM is now busy to uproot federal govt in islamabad instead to be there with his ... «The Express Tribune, Aug 14»
6
Ghostbusters 3 Movie Cast Rumors: Dan Aykroyd Remembers …
"It's unfortune, you know, Harold is not here. Harold was the glue...he was amazing. He was an icon. So you're going to get a GHOSTBUSTERS, but obviously ... «BREATHEcast, Jul 14»
7
Ghostbusters star Ernie Hudson talks start date for Ghostbusters 3
"It's unfortune, you know, Harold is not here. Harold was the glue...he was amazing. He was an icon. So you're going to get a GHOSTBUSTERS, but obviously ... «JoBlo.com, Jun 14»
8
Vietnam minister explains controversial .6 billion education reform …
“This is an unfortune mistake. The estimate of VND34 trillion was given just to answer a question from a committee member,” Luan explained, saying he was ... «Tuoitrenews, Apr 14»
9
Real Madrid 3-0 Borussia Dortmund. Half revenge served at home
... Germany turned out to be a way bigger hill to climb than what they had predicted and Real Madrid failed to capitalize on having had the chance (or unfortune), ... «Cristiano Ronaldo fan site, Apr 14»
10
An Uplifting Moment Amidst Lies
You can't tell people that anymore because if you say that and then you have unfortune, it's your fault. Right? If you aren't successful, it's your fault. RUSH: Okay ... «RushLimbaugh.com, Jan 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Unfortune [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/unfortune>. Aug 2021 ».
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