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3 definitions found
 for unhappiness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unhappy \Un*hap"py\, a.
     1. Not happy or fortunate; unfortunate; unlucky; as, affairs
        have taken an unhappy turn.
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     2. In a degree miserable or wretched; not happy; sad;
        sorrowful; as, children render their parents unhappy by
        misconduct.
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     3. Marked by infelicity; evil; calamitous; as, an unhappy
        day. "The unhappy morn." --Milton.
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     4. Mischievous; wanton; wicked. [Obs.] --Shak.
        [1913 Webster] -- Un*hap"pi*ly, adv. --
        Un*hap"pi*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  unhappiness
      n 1: emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
           [syn: sadness, unhappiness] [ant: happiness]
      2: state characterized by emotions ranging from mild
         discontentment to deep grief [ant: felicity, happiness]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  99 Moby Thesaurus words for "unhappiness":
     Faustianism, angst, anguish, anxiety, ban, blackball, blackballing,
     blues, boredom, cheerlessness, cold comfort, complaint, dejection,
     depression, dim view, disagreement, disappointment, disapprobation,
     disapproval, discomfort, discomposure, discontent,
     discontentedness, discontentment, disenchantment, disesteem,
     disfavor, disgruntlement, disillusion, disillusionment, dislike,
     displeasure, disquiet, disrespect, dissatisfaction,
     dissatisfiedness, dissent, distaste, divine discontent, dread,
     dullness, emptiness, ennui, envy, exclusion, existential woe,
     flatness, grimness, humorlessness, ill humor, indignation,
     infelicity, infestivity, inquietude, joylessness, lack of pleasure,
     low estimation, low opinion, malaise, mirthlessness, misery,
     nausea, nongratification, nonsatisfaction, objection, opposition,
     opposure, ostracism, painfulness, peevishness, petulance, protest,
     querulousness, rebelliousness, rejection, resentment, restiveness,
     restlessness, savorlessness, sourness, spleen, staleness,
     sulkiness, tastelessness, tediousness, tedium, thumbs-down,
     uncheerfulness, uncomfortableness, unease, uneasiness,
     unfulfillment, unjoyfulness, unmirthfulness, unpleasure,
     unsatisfaction, vexation of spirit, woe, wretchedness
  
  

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