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.”
4. Mischievous; wanton; wicked. [Obs.]
-- Un*hap*pi*ly adv. -- Un*hap*pi*ness, n.
n 1: emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being [syn:
sadness] [ant: happiness]
2: state characterized by emotions ranging from mild
discontentment to deep grief [ant: happiness]