unemployed people, unemployed(adj)
people who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group)
"the long-term unemployed need assistance"
not engaged in a gainful occupation
"unemployed workers marched on the capital"
The unemployed are a growing portion of the population.
Having no profession (despite being able and willing to work).
Having no use, not doing work
not employed in manual or other labor; having no regular work
not invested or used; as, unemployed capital
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-em-ploid′, adj. out of work: not put to use or profit.—n. Unemploy′ment.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'unemployed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3690
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'unemployed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2247
Rank popularity for the word 'unemployed' in Adjectives Frequency: #472
The numerical value of unemployed in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of unemployed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Mind unemployed is mind unenjoyed.
An unemployed court jester is nobody's fool.
When we're unemployed, we're called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression.
The possibilities for mobilizing the experience, imaginations, and intelligence of workers, both employed and unemployed, are limitless.
While it's good to see a slight improvement in overall veteran unemployment rates, young, post-9/11 veterans are still unemployed at a rate almost 50 percent greater than their peers.
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Translations for unemployed
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- متبطلة, متبطلArabic
- aturatCatalan, Valencian
- arbejdsløs, daDanish
- Arbeitsloser, arbeitslosGerman
- άνεργος, άνεργοιGreek
- cesante, desempleado, paradoSpanish
- inoccupé, chômeur, chômageFrench
- neamhfhostaithe, dífhostaitheIrish
- 실직한, 실업자, 실업Korean
- aarbechtslosLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- arbeidsløs, arbeidsledigNorwegian
- werklozen, werkloosDutch
- niezatrudniony, bezrobotny, bezrobotniPolish
- безработный, незанятый, неработающий, нетрудоустроенныйRussian
- bargguheapme, bargguheapmiNorthern Sami
- nezaposlen, незапосленSerbo-Croatian
- işsiz, işsizlerTurkish
- thất nghiệpVietnamese
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