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Synonyms for unhappy
ʌnˈhæp iun·hap·py

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Wiktionary4.0 / 1 vote

  1. unhappyadjective

    delighted, happy, joyous, exuberant, glad, joyful

  2. unhappyadjective

    delighted, joyful, glad, exuberant, joyous, happy

  3. unhappyadjective

    delighted, happy, glad, exuberant, joyous, joyful

  4. unhappyadjective

    joyous, glad, happy, joyful, exuberant, delighted

  5. unhappyadjective

    joyful, glad, exuberant, delighted, happy, joyous

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unhappy

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unhappy

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

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  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"

    distressed, dysphoric, infelicitous

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

  2. dysphoric, distressed, unhappyadjective

    generalized feeling of distress

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

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

  3. unhappyadjective

    causing discomfort

    "the unhappy truth"

    distressed, dysphoric, infelicitous

    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

    distressed, infelicitous, dysphoric

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

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unhappyadjective

    wretched, miserable, distressed, afflicted

  2. unhappyadjective

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

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  1. John Curtice:

    We knew that voters were unhappy with the way that the Conservatives had handled Brexit but looks as though they are also unhappy with Labour's response to the government's position on Brexit.

  2. Mahamdi Mande:

    I am unhappy because I lost my colleague and I am unhappy with the way the government is dealing with this.

  3. Dennis Prager:

    Each of us owes it to our spouse, our children, our friends, to be as happy as we can be. And if you don't believe me, ask a child what it's like to grow up with an unhappy parent, or ask parents what they suffer if they have an unhappy child.

  4. Leo Tolstoy:

    All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

  5. Jean Kerr:

    You don't seem to realize that a poor person who is unhappy is in a better position than a rich person who is unhappy. Because the poor person has hope. He thinks money would help.

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