What is another word for unhappiness?

Synonyms for unhappiness
un·hap·pi·ness

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unhappiness

    Synonyms:
    misery, wretchedness, distress, woe

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. sadness, unhappinessnoun

    emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being

    Synonyms:
    lugubriousness, sorrow, gloominess, sadness, sorrowfulness

    Antonyms:
    felicity, happiness

  2. unhappinessnoun

    state characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief

    Synonyms:
    sadness

    Antonyms:
    happiness, felicity

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unhappinessnoun

    Synonyms:
    wretchedness, misery, distress, affliction, woe

  2. unhappinessnoun

    Synonyms:
    misfortune, calamity, disaster

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unhappinessnoun

    Synonyms:
    infelicity, misery, distress, sorrow, woe

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "unhappiness":

    dissatisfaction, discontent, sadness, misfortune, displeasure, misery, woe

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#12669distress
#14621sorrow
#15487misery
#18051sadness
#25704woe
#27687dissatisfaction
#31190misfortune
#32460discontent
#48141displeasure
#48275unhappiness
#114040wretchedness
#330484gloominess

How to use unhappiness in a sentence?

  1. Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky:

    Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.

  2. Holly Madison:

    … Throughout the seven years I was with Hef I always tried to be the best girlfriend I could, and only focused on his positive features, i blamed any unhappiness or problems I had on the other girls. When the other girls were no longer a part of the picture, I couldn’t make excuses anymore.

  3. Stuart Graham:

    We believe Mr Cryan will be able to review the size and scale of the investment bank with a much harsher lens than Mr Jain, the execution risk is higher than normal at Deutsche, but so too is the investor unhappiness. We therefore expect the shares to out-perform, at least for the next few months, on the back of this cathartic management change.

  4. Richard Grossman:

    With the increase in shareholder activism, one effect of this kind of director engagement is the ability to get a feel for nascent shareholder unhappiness, are they unhappy with the direction of the company...or with capital allocation? It's a way for board members to get direct and unfiltered views from shareholders.

  5. Henry Graham Greene:

    He Harris felt the loyalty we all feel to unhappiness -- the sense that that is where we really belong.


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