Definitions for unhappyʌnˈhæp i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unhappy(adj)

    experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent

    "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad"

  2. dysphoric, distressed, unhappy(adj)

    generalized feeling of distress

  3. unhappy(adj)

    causing discomfort

    "the unhappy truth"

  4. infelicitous, unhappy(adj)

    marked by or producing unhappiness

    "infelicitous circumstances"; "unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes"- American Guide Series


  1. unhappy(Adjective)

    Not happy; sad.

  2. unhappy(Adjective)

    Not satisfied; unsatisfied.

  3. unhappy(Adjective)

    Not lucky; unlucky.

  4. unhappy(Adjective)

    Not suitable; unsuitable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unhappy(adj)

    not happy or fortunate; unfortunate; unlucky; as, affairs have taken an unhappy turn

  2. Unhappy(adj)

    in a degree miserable or wretched; not happy; sad; sorrowful; as, children render their parents unhappy by misconduct

  3. Unhappy(adj)

    marked by infelicity; evil; calamitous; as, an unhappy day

  4. Unhappy(adj)

    mischievous; wanton; wicked

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unhappy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4686

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unhappy' in Adjectives Frequency: #618

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