Unhappy definition

ŭn-hăpē
Not satisfied; displeased or discontented.

Unhappy with her raise.

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Not happy or joyful; sad or sorrowful.

Unhappy over his friend's departure.

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Not attended by or bringing good fortune; unlucky.

An unhappy development.

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Not suitable; inappropriate.

An unhappy choice of words.

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The definition of unhappy is someone who is sad.

An example of unhappy is when a couple fights all the time and is considering getting divorced; an unhappy marriage.

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Sad; wretched; sorrowful.
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Not suitable or apt; ill-chosen.
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(obs.) Evil; reprehensible.
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Not happy; sad.
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Unlucky; unfortunate.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
unhappy
Comparative:
unhappier
Superlative:
unhappiest

Origin of unhappy

  • un- +"Ž happy

    From Wiktionary