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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Unhappy  \Un*hap"py\,  a. 
  1.  Not  happy  or  fortunate;  unfortunate;  unlucky;  as  affairs 
  have  taken  an  unhappy  turn. 
 
  2.  In  a  degree  miserable  or  wretched;  not  happy;  sad; 
  sorrowful;  as  children  render  their  parents  unhappy  by 
  misconduct. 
 
  3.  Marked  by  infelicity;  evil;  calamitous;  as  an  unhappy 
  day  ``The  unhappy  morn.''  --Milton. 
 
  4.  Mischievous;  wanton;  wicked.  [Obs.]  --Shak.  -- 
  {Un*hap"pi*ly},  adv  --  {Un*hap"pi*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  unhappy 
  adj  1:  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"  [syn:  {sad}] 
  [ant:  {happy}] 
  2:  generalized  feeling  of  distress  [syn:  {dysphoric},  {distressed}] 
  [ant:  {euphoric}] 
  3:  causing  discomfort;  "the  unhappy  truth" 
  4:  marked  by  or  producing  unhappiness;  "infelicitous 
  circumstances";  "unhappy  caravans,  straggling  afoot 
  through  swamps  and  canebrakes"-  American  Guide  Series 
  [syn:  {infelicitous}] 




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