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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·hap·py /-ˈhæpi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.”
 4. Mischievous; wanton; wicked. [Obs.]
 -- Un*hap*pi*ly adv. -- Un*hap*pi*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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" [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]
      [also: unhappiest, unhappier]