Sad and Unhappy


Show Definitions
Sad adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: movies in which the hero dies always make us feel sad

Unhappy is a synonym for sad in feeling topic. In some cases you can use "Unhappy" instead an adjective "Sad", when it comes to topics like unfortunate, miserable, sorrowful, inconsolable. popular alternative
Nearby Words: sadness, sadly
Synonyms for Sad


Show Definitions
Unhappy adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: he's been unhappy ever since his family's move, which took him away from all his friends

Sad is a synonym for unhappy in feeling topic. You can use "Sad" instead an adjective "Unhappy", if it concerns topics such as miserable, sorrowful, inconsolable, pathetic. popular alternative
Nearby Word: unhappily
Synonyms for Unhappy

Things that words describes

person sad person unhappy person
life sad life unhappy life
woman sad woman unhappy woman
people sad people unhappy people
Other nouns: part, children, look, place, end, situation, case, expression, past, childhood, version, ending, child, thoughts, memories, backstory, endings.

Both words in one sentence

  • Forgiveness Luke coaxed the Imperial into explaining his fears, gently debunked them - and then, once the Imperial was just sad and unhappy rather than violently driven, invited him to the celebration.
    Source: Forgiveness
  • Think Happy Thoughts: Deconstructed; Pinkie laughs and smiles until she feels better whenever she's sad, never talking with her friends about negative feelings because she doesn't want to make them unhappy.
  • Cheerful Child Omitted from her description, though, she is only unhappy while sick and sad and wouldn't binky if frightened
Cite this Source
Unhappy and Sad. (2016). Retrieved 2020, July 10, from
Sad & Unhappy. N.p., 2016. Web. 10 Jul. 2020. <>.
Unhappy or Sad. 2016. Accessed July 10, 2020.

Synonyms for sad
Share this picture

Synonyms for unhappy
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "sad" and "unhappy" have occurred on timeline: