American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not happy or joyful; sad or sorrowful: unhappy over his friend's departure.
- adj. Not satisfied; displeased or discontented: unhappy with her raise.
- adj. Not attended by or bringing good fortune; unlucky.
- adj. Not suitable; inappropriate: an unhappy choice of words.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not happy Not cheerful or gay; in some degree miserable or wretched; cast down; sad.
- Marked by or associated with ill fortune, infelicity, or mishap; inauspicious; ill-omened; calamitous; evil; lamentable.
- Not felicitous; not well suited or appropriate; not apt.
- Not having good hap, fortune, or luck; unfortunate; unlucky.
- Full of tricks; mischievous; tricksy.
- Synonyms Downcast, cheerless.
- To make unhappy.
- adj. Not happy; sad.
- adj. Not satisfied; unsatisfied.
- adj. Not lucky; unlucky.
- adj. Not suitable; unsuitable.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not happy or fortunate; unfortunate; unlucky.
- adj. In a degree miserable or wretched; not happy; sad; sorrowful.
- adj. Marked by infelicity; evil; calamitous.
- adj. obsolete Mischievous; wanton; wicked.
- adj. marked by or producing unhappiness
- adj. experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
- adj. generalized feeling of distress
- adj. causing discomfort
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“LESSON I spokes'man, _one who speaks for others_. cho'rus, _a number of speakers or singers_. apt, _likely; ready_. folks, _people; family_. mis'er a ble, _very unhappy; very poor_. lone'some, _without friends; lonely_. score, _twenty_. wretch'ed, _unhappy; very sad_.”
“He was never what we call unhappy, but full of inward joy, which he bequeathed to his disciples in that sublimest of all prayers, 'that they might have his joy fulfilled in themselves.”
“In the Rabourdin bureau was a clerk who played the man of courage and audacity, professed the opinions of the Left centre, and rebelled against the tyrannies of Baudoyer as exercised upon what he called the unhappy slaves of that office.”
“Did he report you truly, to have used the English word 'unhappy'?”
“The results showed that the women in unhappy relationships and the women who remained emotionally hung up on their ex-husbands had decidedly weaker immune responses than the women who were in happier relationships (or were happily out of them).”
“If your child seems cranky, irritable, bossy, or just plain unhappy after eating any of the myriad foods that contain colorings, preservatives like sodium benzoate, or other additives, consider changing your shopping habits.”
“SAGAL: The survey went over all these tweets, millions of them, and looked for certain unhappy keywords and then looked for the timestamp and the location.”
“To make ourselves unhappy is where all crime starts.”
“I know far too many people who, for whatever reason -- social, religious, familial -- tried to stop being homosexual and ended up in unhappy marriages and, in at least one case, criminal behavior that landed him in federal prison.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘unhappy’.
Down in the dumps, feeling blue? Here, then, is a list for you...
Very basic words for ESL students.
A list of traits that I don't like in others.
Things that describe my condition right now.
"sarcastic" sounds sarcastic. "grisly" sounds grisly. They would make the cut. "dearth" doesn't really sound like a lack of something, so it wouldn't.
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