What does unhappy mean?

Definitions for unhappyʌnˈhæp i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unhappy.

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

Wiktionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unhappy

    un-hap′i, adj. not happy or fortunate: miserable: marked by evil: (Shak.) mischievous, wicked.—adj. Unhapp′ied (Shak.), made unhappy.—adv. Unhapp′ily, in an unhappy or unfortunate manner: (Shak.) censoriously.—n. Unhapp′iness, the state of being unhappy: misfortune: misery: (Shak.) a mischievous prank.

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unhappy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unhappy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marilyn Monroe:

    It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far.

  2. Leo Tolstoy:

    Happy families are all alike every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

  3. David Bradley:

    At the end of the day, if both sides are unhappy, I think we've done the right thing.

  4. Leo Tolstoy:

    All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

  5. Deba Mohanty:

    It's a really tricky situation in which the supplier is unhappy, the bureaucrats are unhappy and the end user is disappointed.

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