HyperDic: unhappy

English > 4 senses of the word unhappy:
ADJECTIVEallunhappyexperiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
allunhappy, dysphoric, distressedgeneralized feeling of distress
allunhappycausing discomfort
allunhappy, infelicitousmarked by or producing unhappiness
unhappy > pronunciation
Soundsahnhhae'piy
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English > unhappy: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExperiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent.
Examples
  • "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"
Attribute ofhappinessemotions experienced when in a state of well-being
happiness, felicitystate of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
Narrowerlovesicklanguishing because of love / love
miserable, suffering, wretchedVery unhappy
See alsodejectedaffected or marked by low spirits
depressing, cheerless, uncheerfulCausing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
discontented, discontentshowing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing
dysphoric, distressed, unhappyGeneralized feeling of distress
infelicitousnot appropriate in application
joylessnot experiencing or inspiring joy
sadExperiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness
sorrowfulExperiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
Oppositehappyenjoying / enjoying / enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
Spanishinfeliz, triste
Catalaninfeliç, trist
Nounsunhappinessemotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
unhappinessstate characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief
English > unhappy: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningGeneralized feeling of distress.
Synonymsdysphoric, distressed
See alsodejectedaffected or marked by low spirits
unhappyExperiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
Oppositeeuphoricexaggerated feeling of well-being or elation
Spanishafligido, apenado, consternado, triste
Catalanafligit, apesarat, dolorit, pesarós, trist
Nounsunhappinessemotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
English > unhappy: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningCausing discomfort.
Example"the unhappy truth"
BroaderunpleasantDisagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
Spanishdoloroso, triste
Catalandolorós, trist
Adverbsunhappilyin an unpleasant way
English > unhappy: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningmarked by or producing unhappiness.
Example "unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes"- American Guide Series
Synonyminfelicitous
Broaderunfortunatenot favored by fortune
Spanishinfeliz
Catalaninfeliç

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