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Synonyms for unemployment
ˌʌn ɛmˈplɔɪ məntun·em·ploy·ment

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  1. unemploymentnoun

    Synonyms:
    joblessness

    Antonyms:
    employment

  2. unemploymentnoun

    The state of having no job; joblessness.

    Unemployment made Jack depressed.

    Synonyms:
    joblessness

    Antonyms:
    employment

  3. unemploymentnoun

    The phenomenon of joblessness in an economy.

    Unemployment has been considered a cause of crime.

    Synonyms:
    joblessness

    Antonyms:
    employment

  4. unemploymentnoun

    The level of joblessness in an economy, often measured as a percentage of the workforce.

    Unemployment was reported at 5.2% in May, up from 4.9% in April.

    Synonyms:
    joblessness

    Antonyms:
    employment

  5. unemploymentnoun

    A type of joblessness due to a particular economic mechanism.

    All unemployments, seasonal, frictional, cyclical, classical, whatever, mean that you're out of work.

    Synonyms:
    joblessness

    Antonyms:
    employment

  6. unemploymentnoun

    An instance or period of joblessness.

    Until them his life had consisted of low-paying jobs, numberous unemployments, and drug use.

    Synonyms:
    joblessness

    Antonyms:
    employment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unemploymentnoun

    the state of being unemployed or not having a job

    "unemployment is a serious social evil"; "the rate of unemployment is an indicator of the health of an economy"

    Antonyms:
    employ, employment

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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unemployment":

    unemployed, jobless, joblessness, employment

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How to use unemployment in a sentence?

  1. James Dennison:

    People are still concerned with day to day issues, such as the economy and unemployment, issues that overshadow migration.

  2. David Bullock:

    We’re fighting against mass violence, shootings, unemployment, and it is not the right symbol, in terms of what we’re trying to brand the city of Detroit as being.

  3. Eugenia Mays:

    For some of my coworkers it was pretty tough, because that was their only job, so unemployment was kicked in, food stamp was kicked in, and you just have to learn how to budget and how to do things off of that point. Some got other jobs, some had to buddy up with others to live together.

  4. Kathy Lien:

    Granted consumer confidence is down and the unemployment rate ticked up, (but) we're not sure if this is enough for the RBA to pull the trigger on easing in August.

  5. Agustin Carstens:

    If the Fed tightens, it will be due to the fact that they have a perception that inflation is drifting up, but more important that unemployment is falling and the economy is recovering, for us, that is very good news.

Images & Illustrations of unemployment

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