But the Camelot image as applied to the Kennedy presidency had some unfortunate and unforeseen consequences.
Platini, meanwhile, is in the unfortunate class of brilliant players who never won a World Cup.
After a Mitt Romney aide made an unfortunate comparison, phones are off the hook at the small Ohio company that makes the toy.
1520s, "unlucky," from un- (1) "not" + fortunate. Infortunate in same sense is from late 14c. (along with a verb infortune "to render unhappy," and a noun meaning "bad luck). In late 18c.-early 19c., unfortunate woman was a polite way to say "prostitute." The noun meaning "one who is not fortunate" is recorded from 1630s.