Synonyms for Unfortunate:

adj.

adverse (adjective)
detrimental, burdensome, calamitous, unfavorable, miserable, grievous, hard, unfriendly, adverse, inauspicious, tragic, disastrous, antipathetic, untoward, troublesome, perilous, distressful, opposing, catastrophic, woeful, unpropitious, difficult, unlucky.
bad (adjective)
troubled, unhappy.
poor (adjective)
underprivileged.
unlucky, bad (adjective)
destitute, poor, infelicitous, pained, Star-crossed, cursed, shattered, wretched, afflicted, broken, troubled, regrettable, calamitous, disastrous, unfavorable, hapless, ruined, ill-starred, stricken, doomed, luckless, unpropitious, adverse, inappropriate, unsuccessful, unhappy, deplorable, ill-fated, untoward.

n.

dismal, upsetting, painful, terrible, depressing. plaything, target, pawn, impoverished, toy, stooge, whipping boy, victim, bankrupt, sacrificial lamb, cinderella, destitute, cannon fodder. mischance, misfortune, luck, a run of good/bad luck, down on your luck, Star-crossed. awkward, inept, ill-chosen, inappropriate, ability. rich, wretch, underdog, underprivileged, loser. person (noun)
unfortunate person.
unfortunate (noun)
shipwrecked, ill-starred, black, fateful, unfortunate person, inauspicious, roofless, abject, wretched, piteous, poor, ill-omened, miserable, disastrous, ill-fated, calamitous, pitiable, unpromising, pathetic, unlucky, pitiful, too bad, infelicitous, homeless, doomed, castaway, unhappy, dispossessed, regrettable, misfortunate, hapless, fatal.

v.

defeated (verb)
unsuccessful.
depressing (verb)
dismal.

Other synonyms:

ignominious, condemnable, mischance, Star-crossed, undignified, wretch, ill-chosen, humiliating. embarrassed, underdog, misfortune, sad, deplorable. embarrassing, painful, inept, loser, disgraceful. guilty, shameful, inappropriate, awkward. cursed
luckless.
unwelcome
terrible.