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Unhappy, 1) unfortunate, miserable, wretched, poor: Gent. IV, 4, 104. V, 4, 15. V, 4, 15 V, 4, 15 V, 4, 15 V, 4, 15 Meas. I, 4, 20. Meas. I, 4, 20 IV, 3, 126. Err. I, 2, 40. As II, 3, 16. II, 7, 136. Tw. II, 5, 172. Wint. III, 2, 36. IV, 2, 30. IV, 4, 523. H4A I, 3, 148. H6B III, 2, 70. R3 II, 2, 4. V, 3, 158. H8 III, 1, 147. Tit. II, 3, 250. Lr. I, 1, 93. Oth. I, 1, 164. III, 4, 102 “(u. in the loss of it).” Ant. III, 4, 12. Per. I, 4, 69.
2) disastrous, calamitous: “u. day,” Err. IV, 4, 127. R2 III, 2, 71. Rom. IV, 5, 43. “u. fortune,” Rom. V, 2, 17.
3) evil, mischievous, fatal, pernicious (but often in a somewhat milder sense; cf. the German unselig and the French malheureux): “comparing him to that u. guest,” Lucr. 1565. Omost u. strumpet! Err.IV, 4, 127. “a shrewd u. gallows,” LLL V, 2, 12. “I am the u. subject of these quarrels,” Merch. V, 238. “be thou armed for some u. words,” Shr. II, 140. “a shrewd knave and an u.” All's IV, 5, 66 (== roguish, full of tricks; cf. unhappiness in Ado II, 1, 361). “thou old u. traitor,” Lr. IV, 6, 232. “I have poor and u. brains for drinking,” Oth. II, 3, 35. a most u. one (division) IV, 1, 243. “u. was the clock that struck the hour,” Cymb. V, 5, 153.
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