transitive verb

: to expel from paradise
: to make unhappy
: to remove the character of paradise from

Word History


un- entry 2 + paradise, noun

First Known Use

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of unparadise was in 1592

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near unparadise

Cite this Entry

“Unparadise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unparadise. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!