What is the opposite of lucky?

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Adjective
Opposite of happening by chance or good luck
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“Private Vaughan was one of the unlucky ones who got pneumonia and became desperately ill.”
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Opposite of having, bringing, or resulting from good luck
“This was a very unfortunate situation to be in, and I decided to remedy it.”
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Opposite of not expected, anticipated or foreseen
“As surely as it was a prank, this work was also a calculated attack on the most basic conventions of art.”
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Opposite of suitable for some particular purpose
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Opposite of auspicious, likely to prove to be favorable
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Opposite of desired or sought after
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Opposite of marked by accolades, or having favorable opportunities
“He remained a largely anonymous actor, having failed to score any roles of note in Hollywood.”
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Opposite of of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose
“It was an inappropriate time to be joking about such a controversial subject.”
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Opposite of regarded with deep and special affection
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Opposite of only used by or consisting of a privileged group
“Impaired judgment may take the form of diminished concern for the future, increased risk-taking, unrestrained drinking of alcohol, and indiscriminate selection of food.”
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