unluckily

adverb un·luck·i·ly \ ˌən-ˈlə-kə-lē \
Updated on: 10 Apr 2018

Definition of unluckily

: unfortunately
  • unluckily, it has a nasty way of turning to rain
  • —Ambrose Bierce
  • his ascent being unluckily a little out of the perpendicular
  • —T. L. Peacock

Examples of unluckily in a Sentence

  1. Unluckily for her, it rained that day.

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First Known Use of unluckily

circa 1530

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