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- adv. Without luck; unfortunately
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an unlucky manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an unlucky or unfortunate manner; unfortunately; unhappily; by ill luck.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. by bad luck
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It was then proposed to begin a general conversation, and the exciseman opened on foreign affairs; but a word unluckily dropping from one of them introduced a dissertation on the hardships suffered by the inferior clergy; which, after a long duration, concluded with bringing the nine volumes of sermons on the carpet.
A noble lord ” his name unluckily has perished ” had attempted to salve his own conscience and that of his colleagues in hostility to the Roman claims, by affirming that exclusion from civil office was not persecution; and Peter handles him with delighted vigour, in a passage which, more than eighty years later, was quoted with enthusiasm by Mr.Gladstone. [
Like many another fool, disdaining the old trails used by the Northland pioneers for a score of years, he hurried to Edmonton in the spring of the year; and there, unluckily for his soul's welfare, he allied himself with a party of men.
But – unluckily for this man – a mobile left behind on a bar stool at a German beer garden in Redwood City, California, has set alarm bells ringing with an intrigue worthy of the Cold War.
Luckily or unluckily he was posted to another unit.
These are the men and women who are what they are because they were not better born, or because they happened to be unluckily born in time and space.
Brother Nathaniel wrote some poems;  unluckily they were printed and published here at Bury, and the pack of critics hunted down the book.
Luckily or unluckily for enterprise IT execs, there are dozens of e-mail archiving products out there.
This year luckily or unluckily for me the attention has fallen on my sister and her new boyfriend, Ariel.
In the morning Umar Amin had been dismissed – unluckily – via the periscope shot.