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, unhappyadjective
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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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
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.
I am convinced that, except in a few extraordinary cases, one form or another of an unhappy childhood is essential to the formation of exceptional gifts.
Tears are the rinse water of an unhappy heart.
The calculation of the Trump team is that will be too politically costly and that will deter the Joe Biden team from even trying, but a lot of Democrats will be unhappy to see Joe Biden not undo this, we're talking about a nuclear deal that prevents Iran from having a nuclear weapon, and you're willing to forgo that just because you don't want to undo some [ sanctions ] designations ?
In my twenties, it all hit so fast and so big that it was a little overwhelming — wonderful, obviously, and I’m very grateful for it. But it got to a level also where the kinds of things that I was being offered were not the kinds of things I want to do, i was constantly being offered horror films, because I was known for horror films. Or bad romantic comedies. I just wasn’t interested in the scripts and I was feeling a bit unhappy with the things that were coming to me. And I was feeling a little bored with the whole thing. I thought, ‘I want a change.’ So, I moved to London.
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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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