What does unhappily mean?

Definitions for unhappily

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unhappily(adverb)

    in an unpleasant way

    "they were unhappily married"

  2. sadly, unhappily(adverb)

    in an unfortunate way

    "sadly he died before he could see his grandchild"


  1. unhappily(Adverb)

    In an unhappy manner.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unhappily in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unhappily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tom Stoppard:

    The bad end unhappily, the good unluckily. That is what tragedy means.

  2. Alexander Meigs Haig:

    I'm the only American alive or dead who presided unhappily over the removal of a vice president and a president.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    While people are struggling unhappily in the cities against the cruel authorities, a waterfall happily and cheerfully flows in the nature; there is happiness only if there is freedom!

  4. James Baldwin:

    Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.

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