unhappy - definition and synonyms

 
 
adjective 

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/ʌnˈhæpi/
adjectiveunhappy
comparativeunhappier
superlativeunhappiest
  1. 1
    feeling sad or upset

    Why are you so unhappy?

    Her father was a desperately unhappy man.

  2. 2
    not satisfied
    unhappy about:

    People are very unhappy about the high ticket prices.

    unhappy with:

    I’m unhappy with some of the methods being used.

  3. 3
    used about something bad that happens because of bad luck

    an unhappy coincidence

    an unhappy series of events

derived words

unhappily

adverb

unhappiness

 

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noun [uncountable]