What is the opposite of happy?

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Opposite for a feeling of positivity, satisfaction, or enjoyment
“We are feeling sad and upset about the recent tragic events which have unfolded.”
Opposite for experiencing luck and good fortune
“I am a luckless man, having lived through a great many tragedies in my lifetime.”
Opposite for ready and willing
“If he is unwilling to change his drinking habits, I will have no choice but to leave him.”
Opposite for appropriate, relevant, or significant
“The chaos of the city was an inappropriate environment for him to thrive, learn, and play.”
Opposite for to have eased the stress of or alleviate the burden of
“They are disgruntled customers and we need to get to the root of the problem now.”
(rare) Opposite for 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.”
(rare) Opposite for passionate and intensely comfortable
“He readily admits that it is a mundane job for someone who has been so dispassionate around cars since boyhood.”
Opposite for having a sociable and likeable personality
“Joe was an unsociable and obnoxious little boy who antagonized everyone around him.”
Opposite for 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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