What is the opposite of happy?

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Opposite of a feeling of positivity, satisfaction, or enjoyment
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“We are feeling sad and upset about the recent tragic events which have unfolded.”
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Opposite of experiencing luck and good fortune
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“I am a luckless man, having lived through a great many tragedies in my lifetime.”
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Opposite of ready and willing
“If he is unwilling to change his drinking habits, I will have no choice but to leave him.”
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Opposite of appropriate, relevant, or significant
“The chaos of the city was an inappropriate environment for him to thrive, learn, and play.”
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Opposite of to have eased the stress of or alleviate the burden of
“The customers are disgruntled, and we need to get to the root of the problem now.”
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(rare) Opposite of personality traits of persons, when referring to their own ability
“Josh is very incapable in the water, so he is the worst candidate for this underwater exercise.”
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(rare) Opposite of passionate and intensely comfortable
“He readily admits that it is a mundane job for someone who has been so dispassionate around cars since boyhood.”
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Opposite of having a sociable and likable personality
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“Joe was an unsociable and obnoxious little boy who antagonized everyone around him.”
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Opposite of the euphoric feeling caused by alcoholic intoxication
“I will be abstaining from my usual bottle of wine this week as I need to remain sober for my upcoming engagements.”
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Opposite of characterized by a good or happy sentiment
“The spiritual journey is fraught with danger, full of unexpected twists, at times deeply discouraging, at times exhilarating.”
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Opposite of easygoing in temperament
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Opposite of enjoying physical comfort
“In the plane, my fear of flying kicked in and I felt worried at the thought of not making it to my destination.”
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Opposite of denotes wealth and prosperousness
“Jenny still remembers her meager beginnings as a child from a poor family.”
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Opposite of characterized by something exceptional or beyond ordinary
“From the beginning, it was apparent that she was not an ordinary child.”
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Opposite of giving a sense of happy satisfaction or enjoyment
“The concert was a disaster, and the overall experience was horrible.”
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Opposite of feeling happy or overjoyed about something
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Opposite of of or pertaining to Elysian or Elysium, the location
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