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experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent

generalized feeling of distress

causing discomfort

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marked by or producing unhappiness

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Perhaps," young Thorley hazarded, "she's too unhappy to be left at home.
But when he placed his foot upon the worn stone steps, along which so many unhappy wretches had passed, when he felt himself impregnated, as it were, with the atmosphere of those gloomy dungeons, moistened with tears, there could be but little doubt he was overcome by his feelings, for his head was bowed and his eyes became dim, as he followed Baisemeaux without a syllable.
You know Him not, my dear sir, and so you are very unhappy.
tell me Edward (said I) tell me I beseech you before you die, what has befallen you since that unhappy Day in which Augustus was arrested and we were separated--"
This made the Tin Woodman very unhappy, for he was always careful not to hurt any living creature; and as he walked along he wept several tears of sorrow and regret.
At the clanking of their frightful irons, the unhappy child quivered like a dead frog which is being galvanized.
Pierrat turned the handle of the screw-jack, the boot was contracted, and the unhappy girl uttered one of those horrible cries which have no orthography in any human language.
It would make me very unhappy to think that she was wandering among strangers who might be unkind to her.
Dorothy laughed merrily at this speech, and then she became very sober again, for she could see how all this trouble was worrying her aunt and uncle, and knew that unless she found a way to help them their future lives would be quite miserable and unhappy.
On the contrary, Jones found him in his new lodgings, sitting melancholy by the fire, and silently lamenting the unhappy situation in which he had placed poor Nancy.
On the one side, see this poor, unhappy, tender, believing girl, in the arms of her wretched mother, breathing her last.
What heart could be so hard as not to he softened by these words, at any rate so far as to listen to what the unhappy youth had to say?
Born of Morisco parents, I am of that nation, more unhappy than wise, upon which of late a sea of woes has poured down.
I know," continued the unhappy victim, "how heavily and fatally this one circumstance weighs against me, but I have no power of explaining it; and when I have expressed my utter ignorance, I am only left to conjecture concerning the probabilities by which it might have been placed in my pocket.
In the agony of death, the bird exclaimed: "O unhappy me