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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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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. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    People or philosophers keep saying that our fundamental objective in life is to be happy! This is wrong! Our fundamental objective in life is to exist, either happy or unhappy!

  2. Seneca:

    No man is more unhappy than he who never faces adversity. For he is not permitted to prove himself.

  3. John Kennedy:

    I think Jeff Sessions is Jeff Sessions. Having said that, Jeff Sessions works for The President and if The President wants to make a change, The President can make a change, i don't understand why the President's doing it the way The President's doing it, in terms of just not making the change if The President's unhappy. But that's the President's prerogative.

  4. Mahamdi Mande:

    I am unhappy because I lost my colleague and I am unhappy with the way the government is dealing with this.

  5. Jamie Hodari:

    The dominant trend right now in commercial real estate is this increasing push for flexibility among tenants, you just can't compete for talent anymore if people walk into your office and it looks unpleasant and unhappy and outdated.

Images & Illustrations of unhappy

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