What does unhappy mean?

Definitions for unhappy
ʌnˈhæp iun·hap·py

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

How to pronounce unhappy?

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

How to say unhappy in sign language?

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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

Examples of unhappy in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    I let them know that I was extremely unhappy.

  2. La Rochefoucauld:

    We are never so happy or unhappy as we think.

  3. Publilius Syrus:

    How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.

  4. Raynor Schein:

    Tears are the rinse water of an unhappy heart.

  5. Gloria Steinem:

    Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious.

Images & Illustrations of unhappy

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