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  1. unhappilyadverb


  2. unhappilyadverb


Princeton's WordNet

  1. unhappilyadverb

    in an unpleasant way

    "they were unhappily married"


    merrily, mirthfully, happily, blithely, jubilantly, gayly

  2. sadly, unhappilyadverb

    in an unfortunate way

    "sadly he died before he could see his grandchild"

    woefully, deplorably, lamentably, sadly

    jubilantly, blithely, merrily, happily, mirthfully, gayly

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  1. James Baldwin:

    Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.

  2. Alexander Meigs Haig:

    I'm the only American alive or dead who presided unhappily over the removal of a vice president and a president.

  3. Morrie Schwartz:

    Dying is only one thing to be sad over... Living unhappily is something else.

  4. Tom Stoppard:

    The bad end unhappily, the good unluckily. That is what tragedy means.

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