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Synonyms for unhappy
ʌnˈhæp iun·hap·py

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Wiktionary

  1. unhappyadjective

    Antonyms:
    joyful, delighted, happy, joyous, exuberant, glad

  2. unhappyadjective

    Antonyms:
    delighted, joyful, glad, exuberant, joyous, happy

  3. unhappyadjective

    Antonyms:
    joyous, exuberant, glad, joyful, delighted, happy

  4. unhappyadjective

    Antonyms:
    delighted, exuberant, joyful, happy, glad, joyous

  5. unhappyadjective

    Antonyms:
    joyful, glad, exuberant, delighted, happy, joyous

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unhappy

    Synonyms:
    broken, crushed, fallen, ill-starred, miserable, unfortunate, unlucky, woful, wretched

    Antonyms:
    favored, fortunate, happy, lucky, prospered, prosperous, successful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unhappy

    Synonyms:
    miserable, wretched, distressed, afflicted, painful, disastrous, drear, dismal

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unhappyadjective

    experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent

    "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"; "he looks so sad"

    Synonyms:
    distressed, dysphoric, infelicitous

    Antonyms:
    halcyon, happy, golden, blissful, fortunate, bright, laughing(a), blessed, pleasant, prosperous, riant

  2. dysphoric, distressed, unhappyadjective

    generalized feeling of distress

    Synonyms:
    worried, disquieted, in a bad way(p), disturbed, distressed, infelicitous, hard-pressed, dysphoric, hard put, stressed, upset

    Antonyms:
    halcyon, prosperous, bright, blessed, blissful, golden, happy, fortunate, riant, laughing(a), pleasant

  3. unhappyadjective

    causing discomfort

    "the unhappy truth"

    Synonyms:
    distressed, dysphoric, infelicitous

    Antonyms:
    riant, blissful, bright, laughing(a), pleasant, blessed, prosperous, halcyon, fortunate, golden, happy

  4. infelicitous, unhappyadjective

    marked by or producing unhappiness

    "infelicitous circumstances"; "unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes"- American Guide Series

    Synonyms:
    distressed, infelicitous, dysphoric

    Antonyms:
    bright, blissful, halcyon, happy, riant, fortunate, blessed, golden, laughing(a), prosperous, pleasant

Editors Contribution

  1. unmirthful

    not mirthful or happy, by adding the prefix "un" it becomes synonym for unhappy.

    i had been unmirthful in the past, because of my depression, but now i'm perfectly fine and therefore much more mirthful than i used to be.

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unhappyadjective

    Synonyms:
    wretched, miserable, distressed, afflicted

  2. unhappyadjective

    Synonyms:
    grievous, disastrous, calamitous, sore, severe, hard, trying, painful, unfortunate, unlucky, unpropitious, sad, afflicting, afflictive, distressing, deplorable, dire

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#9372painful
#9423upset
#9704disappointed
#10895stressed
#12840unfortunate
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#17102miserable
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#19943distressed
#20952dissatisfied
#22839disastrous
#28539dismal
#28700afflicted
#30945wretched
#32663unlucky
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#43288hapless
#58010displeased
#64070disaffected
#94684discontented
#119598dysphoric
#169244drear
#226799disquieted

How to use unhappy in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    If Illegal Immigrants are unhappy with the conditions in the quickly built or refitted detentions centers, just tell them not to come. All problems solved!

  2. Kathleen Norris:

    When you are unhappy, is there anything more maddening than to be told that you should be contented with your lot?

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Every unhappy genius dreams to be in the place of a happy fool.

  4. Phil Neville:

    When Jose finishes at a club there is a pattern where he falls out with players, gets disgruntled and the team dips, i can't see him staying for too long at United - maybe two or three years seems to be his shelf life at a club - but as long as he brings success United fans won't be unhappy.

  5. Randy Frederick:

    The 2000 election was expected to go like any other. And then you had hanging chads in Florida, markets tend to be very unhappy when surprised. But this time, everyone is expecting it.

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