'Unhappiness' definitions:

Definition of 'unhappiness'

(from WordNet)
Emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being [syn: sadness, unhappiness] [ant: happiness]
State characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief [ant: felicity, happiness]

Definition of 'Unhappiness'

  • Unhappy \Un*hap"py\, a.
  • 1. Not happy or fortunate; unfortunate; unlucky; as, affairs have taken an unhappy turn. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. In a degree miserable or wretched; not happy; sad; sorrowful; as, children render their parents unhappy by misconduct. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. Marked by infelicity; evil; calamitous; as, an unhappy day. "The unhappy morn." --Milton. [1913 Webster]
  • 4. Mischievous; wanton; wicked. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*hap"pi*ly}, adv. -- {Un*hap"pi*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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