Speak and write with confidence.

To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) unfortunate

Synonyms: unfortunate, unfortunate person Definition: a person who suffers misfortune

Hypernyms: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual Definition: a human being Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms for (adjective) unfortunate

Synonyms: inauspicious, unfortunate Definition: not auspicious; boding ill

Hypernyms: unpromising Definition: unlikely to bring about favorable results or enjoyment Usage: faced an unpromising task; music for unpromising combinations of instruments

Synonyms: unfortunate Definition: unsuitable or regrettable Usage: an unfortunate choice of words; an unfortunate speech

Hypernyms: infelicitous Definition: not appropriate in application; defective Usage: an infelicitous remark; infelicitous phrasing; the infelicitous typesetting was due to illegible copy

Synonyms: unfortunate Definition: not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune Usage: an unfortunate turn of events; an unfortunate decision; unfortunate investments; an unfortunate night for all concerned

Hypernyms: abject Definition: most unfortunate or miserable Usage: the most abject slaves joined in the revolt; abject poverty

Hypernyms: black, calamitous, fatal, fateful, disastrous Definition: (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin Usage: the stock market crashed on Black Friday; a calamitous defeat; the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign; such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory- Charles Darwin; it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it- Douglas MacArthur; a fateful error

Hypernyms: dispossessed, roofless, homeless Definition: physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security Usage: made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another- James Stern

Hypernyms: hapless, poor, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, wretched, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic Definition: deserving or inciting pity Usage: a hapless victim; miserable victims of war; the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic- Galsworthy; piteous appeals for help; pitiable homeless children; a pitiful fate; Oh, you poor thing; his poor distorted limbs; a wretched life

Hypernyms: doomed, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, unlucky Definition: marked by or promising bad fortune Usage: their business venture was doomed from the start; an ill-fated business venture; an ill-starred romance; the unlucky prisoner was again put in irons- W.H.Prescott

Hypernyms: downtrodden Definition: abused or oppressed by people in power

Hypernyms: unhappy, infelicitous Definition: marked by or producing unhappiness Usage: infelicitous circumstances; unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes- American Guide Series

Hypernyms: too bad, regrettable Definition: deserving regret Usage: regrettable remarks; it's regrettable that she didn't go to college; it's too bad he had no feeling himself for church