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Definition of "unfortunate person" [unfortunate person]

  • A person who suffers misfortune (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "unfortunate person" in a sentence
  • "This last book is spoken of by Mary as written to help an unfortunate person whose acquaintance Claire had made in Paris while staying in some capacity in that city with Lady Sussex Lennox."
  • "I had half started forward, to get over with what I was certain would be a stormy five minutes, when a more violent suffocating paroxysm seized the unfortunate person who was lying on his back."