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- n. The feeling of not being happy
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being unhappy, in any sense.
- n. Misfortune; ill luck.
- n. A mischievous prank; wildness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
- n. state characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief
Sadly, she rejected Yeats, telling him, You make beautiful poetry out of what you call your unhappiness, and you are happy in that.
However, to ignore what effect having the government incentivize, with ever increasing vigor, over years and decades, real estate speculation, and real estate lending spoeculation, had on the event leading to our current unhappiness, is just silly.
The unhappiness is probably a combined result of the stress of the commute itself (traffic, catching a train or bus, etc) and the time it takes away from family and “after work socializing and dinner with friends.”
One "little thing" that can be a source of unhappiness is being stuck on an activity that's boring.
It's really in the same way that unhappiness is easier to describe than happiness.
Consider how subtly the following beliefs contribute to long-term unhappiness, even though they might seem innocuous in the short run:
Short-term unhappiness is much better than long-term misery, and very few liaisons are lifebonds.
Unfortunately for Clinton, my unhappiness translates into her loss in the ballot box.
I must remember that the antidote to unhappiness is always activity.
An individual may not trust the hypothetical pill - it an unnerving situation - or may fear the short-term unhappiness of choosing the false belief over the long-term happiness of falsely believing he has purchased life insurance.