Antonyms for unhappiness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : uhn-hap-ee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ʌnˈhæp i|
Definition of unhappinessOrigin :
- c.1300, "causing misfortune or trouble (to oneself or others)," from un- (1) "not" + happy. Meaning "unfortunate, unlucky" is recorded from late 14c.; sense of "miserable, wretched" is recorded from late 14c. (originally via misfortune or mishap).
- noun sorrow
- noun depression
- All very well to say there would be no punishment; their unhappiness was the punishment.
- Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair
- Why should he efface himself, if it meant Sidney's unhappiness?
- Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
- But her unhappiness was not because the Padres had been killed.
- Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
- Can you possibly suppose that I was aware of her unhappiness!
- Extract from : « Lady Susan » by Jane Austen
- Her letter to me admitted her error, and confessed her unhappiness; but there was no remedy.
- Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
- It was you who turned her mind against me, and incited her to unhappiness in the home I had given her.
- Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
- The zany was progenitor to the specialist in humor, as we to-day have the unhappiness to know him.
- Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
- I think that my unhappiness had as much to do with my father's insistence on the change, as anything.
- Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
- In that instant was planted the second germ of unhappiness in Hetty's bosom.
- Extract from : « Hetty's Strange History » by Anonymous
- For the unhappiness of Youth is preferable to the resignation of Age.
- Extract from : « The Slave Of The Lamp » by Henry Seton Merriman
Synonyms for unhappiness
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