What does unemployed mean?

Definitions for unemployed
ˌʌn ɛmˈplɔɪdun·em·ployed

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unemployed people, unemployed(adj)

    people who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group)

    "the long-term unemployed need assistance"

  2. unemployed(adj)

    not engaged in a gainful occupation

    "unemployed workers marched on the capital"

Wiktionary

  1. unemployed(Noun)

    Unemployed people.

    The unemployed are a growing portion of the population.

  2. unemployed(Adjective)

    Having no profession (despite being able and willing to work).

  3. unemployed(Adjective)

    Having no use, not doing work

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unemployed(adj)

    not employed in manual or other labor; having no regular work

  2. Unemployed(adj)

    not invested or used; as, unemployed capital

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unemployed

    un-em-ploid′, adj. out of work: not put to use or profit.—n. Unemploy′ment.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unemployed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3690

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unemployed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2247

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unemployed' in Adjectives Frequency: #472

How to pronounce unemployed?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say unemployed in sign language?

  1. unemployed

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unemployed in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unemployed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of unemployed in a Sentence

  1. Ron Wyden:

    When millions of workers are unemployed through no fault of their own and sectors of the economy are struggling mightily, there is no excuse for delay.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Better to remain illiterate and employed than to become graduate and remain unemployed.

  3. Morag Henderson:

    Having a zero-hours contract and being unemployed were associated with poorer self-assessed general health, even after taking into account individual and behavioral characteristics, this may be explained by the financial stress or the stress associated with having a low-status job and variable hours causing uncertainty which results in anxiety and depression.

  4. Lee Sims:

    Untreated patients can lose everything, as I did, and become part of the unemployed, under-employed, disabled, and homeless populations.

  5. Wilburn Wilkins:

    We have a President who is totally tearing apart our whole democratic Constitution, many people are dying because he is ignoring the Covid pandemic, ignoring the fact that people are unemployed, need financial resources. We need a change.

Images & Illustrations of unemployed

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