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"
dysphoric, distressed, unhappy(adj)
generalized feeling of distress
"the unhappy truth"
marked by or producing unhappiness
"infelicitous circumstances"; "unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes"- American Guide Series
Not happy; sad.
Not satisfied; unsatisfied.
Not lucky; unlucky.
Not suitable; unsuitable.
not happy or fortunate; unfortunate; unlucky; as, affairs have taken an unhappy turn
in a degree miserable or wretched; not happy; sad; sorrowful; as, children render their parents unhappy by misconduct
marked by infelicity; evil; calamitous; as, an unhappy day
mischievous; wanton; wicked
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'unhappy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4686
Rank popularity for the word 'unhappy' in Adjectives Frequency: #618
The numerical value of unhappy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of unhappy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of unhappy in a Sentence
The difficult child is the child who is unhappy. He is at war with himself; and in consequence, he is at war with the world.
Police Chief Heath Landry said. Zak Evans ' said Zak Evans ' was mad, but it was only because Zak Evans ' was worried about Zak Evans ' wife and baby. Cabrini Hospital intervened in the father’s arrest, however ; a doctor called and said there might be issues with the pregnancy. Officers wrote Zak Evans ' a ticket for speeding, flight from an officer and careless operation. Creola Police dropped off Evans in the hospital parking lot, but he missed the birth of Zak Evans ', Zak Evans ', who came in at 4 pounds, 4 ounces. Police Chief Heath Landry said the arrest was a public safety issue, but the Evanses said Creola Police still are unhappy about the incident. But, the family is choosing to look at the bright side : Zak Evans ' is going to be OK. She's alive, thanks to the Cabrini team. She's alive.
If staying at home we can be so unhappy or so sad and stressed, then their level of stress (must) be very high, i don't think I am very scared catching the infection, I am more scared of: 'What if I am not able to make them laugh?'.
Failure to observe what is in the mind of another has seldom made a man unhappy; but those who do not observe the movements of their own minds must of necessity be unhappy.
All I can say is this, I don't know what's going to happen, but I will say this, you're going to have a lot of very unhappy people. And I think, frankly, for the Republicans to disenfranchise all those people because if that happens, they're not voting and the Republicans lose.
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Translations for unhappy
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- infeliçCatalan, Valencian
- mécontent, triste, malheureuxFrench
- դժգոհ, դժբախտArmenian
- خواشينی, خپه, غمجنPashto, Pushto
- triste, infelizPortuguese
- неподходя́щий, печа́льный, гру́стный, неуда́чный, неудовлетворённый, недово́льный, несчастли́вый, несча́стныйRussian
- nesretan, несретанSerbo-Croatian
- üzgün, mutsuzTurkish
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