[ in-fawr-chuh n ]
/ ɪnˈfɔr tʃən /


Astrology. a planet or aspect of evil influence, especially Saturn or Mars.
Obsolete. misfortune.

Nearby words

  1. informercial,
  2. informing gun,
  3. informosome,
  4. infortunate,
  5. infortunately,
  6. infotainment,
  7. infotech,
  8. infra,
  9. infra dig,
  10. infra dig.

Origin of infortune

1325–75; Middle English (see in-3, fortune), translation of Latin infortūnium Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for infortune

  • And these, under their several names, make the great ‘infortune’ of astrology, wherein old Culpepper amply instructed our fathers.

    Demonology and Devil-lore|Moncure Daniel Conway