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infortunate

[ in-fawr-chuh-nit ]
/ ɪnˈfɔr tʃə nɪt /
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adjective Obsolete.
of or relating to infortune.
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Origin of infortunate

1350–1400; Middle English <Latin infortūnātus, equivalent to in-in-3 + fortūnātusfortunate

OTHER WORDS FROM infortunate

in·for·tu·nate·ly, adverbin·for·tu·nate·ness, noun
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