from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Ill luck; misfortune.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Ill luck; misfortune.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun obsolete Ill luck;
- noun The cause of her unhap. — Sir P. Sidney.
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"You would do that?" he said shrilly, then slumped back down unhap - pily.
She had tried to conceal it since unhap-piness at Toynton Grange was a sin against the Holy Ghost, a sin against Wilfred.
Victor who saw no virtue in concealing unhap-piness, who frequently proclaimed that if people were dedicated to the practice of charity they might as well have someone to be charitable about.
But in this was unhap, that because of certain feuds which had endured from old time, this love was perilous unto them and us; so that we lived in doubt and unrest.
Lo my unhap! that he should mark my face that it shows as if I were fain to do thee a mischief.
“That I may be only the more unhap — unwilling to lose you?”
So in this season, as in the month of May, it befell a great anger and unhap that stinted not till the flower of chivalry of all the world was destroyed and slain; and all was long upon two unhappy knights the which were named Agravaine and Sir Mordred, that were brethren unto Sir
Sir Gawaine, hath sent me afore his death, praying me to see his tomb, wit you well his doleful words shall never go from mine heart, for he was a full noble knight as ever was born; and in an unhappy hour was I born that ever I should have that unhap to slay first Sir Gawaine, Sir Gaheris the good knight, and mine own friend
And then by unhap the queen drew out his sword and beheld it a long while, and both they thought it a passing fair sword; but within a foot and an half of the point there was a great piece thereof out-broken of the edge.
It seemed to Mma Ramotswe as if such advice would be totally unnecessary and would probably simply lead to unhap-piness.