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unhappy

adjective

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1 feeling unhappiness
  • he's been unhappy ever since his family's move, which took him away from all his friends

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2 having, prone to, or marked by bad luck
  • she's trying to forget that whole unhappy attempt to start a business

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3 not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation
  • a guest unintentionally made unhappy reference to what is a painful situation for the family

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The first known use of unhappy was in the 14th century

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“Unhappy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unhappy. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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