Translation of unhappily in Spanish:

unhappily

tristemente, adv.

Pronunciation /ʌnˈhapɪli//ˌənˈhæpəli/

adverb

  • 1

    (sadly)
    (sigh) tristemente
    (sigh) con tristeza
    • While everyone around him is in a committed relationship, he continues to find himself either unhappily involved or single all together.
    • The gulfs that separate the three families, however, do not prevent their children from intermarrying, for the most part unhappily.
    • While many happy human-animal relationships have begun with pet shop animals, there are many others which have ended unhappily.
    • He was unhappily married, bored with parish duties and ill-equipped to climb the ecclesiastical greasy pole, but his talents were finally being recognised.
    • I will supply what evidence we have, what reports we have honestly, and then happily leave it or unhappily leave it to the Council.
    • This, unhappily and unfortunately, is nonsense.
    • But wouldn't they rather see you happily unmarried than unhappily married?
    • He and Ann, pausing unhappily outside in the hall, tiptoeing on the threadbare rug, could hear nothing from inside.
    • Averagely attractive, generally assumed to be gay, though he isn't, he seems unhappily doomed to heterosexual singlehood.
    • They play urban refugees - an unhappily married man and a coffee-shop girl burdened by her ill father - on the threshold of potential love.
    • ‘The other international students don't take me seriously any more,’ he noted unhappily.
    • He lives in the smartest house in the area, and is unhappily married to the beautiful Solema, a teacher of radical views and adulterous instincts.
    • Professor Albeit is about a professor who wants to be a magician but is unhappily stuck teaching mathematics, till he bumps into a beautiful woman.
    • Depending on your point of view, this is either a dewy-eyed romantic tale about two former lovers or a story about an unhappily married man looking to have sex with an old girlfriend.
    • This loss is the more to be lamented, because the heir to his fortunes is unhappily not the heir to his graces.
    • Gluttony, Orson Welles once said ruefully, is not a secret vice and unhappily the solution to weight loss is also blindingly obvious - whatever you eat, eat less.
    • The story ended unhappily for all parties concerned: Harris was disgraced and his reputation exploded, but the forgers were also hounded out of Australia.
    • Unfortunately, Langevin was married - unhappily, but nonetheless married.
    • The dog, a small golden retriever, stood unhappily, her head low.
    • Happily or unhappily, depending on which way you view it, the blonde in question is likely to be the company's yet-to-be-launched new brew - an oak-aged pale ale.
    • For all that it kept up with the game by operating a pan-Scotland chain and by selling books on the internet, the firm was in a state of gentle decline which was unhappily all too obvious to its customers.
    • I've felt so alone… Everybody I know is happily single, unhappily single with no options or happily hitched.
    • They're kind of like an unhappily married couple, actually.
    • And local authorities conceded unhappily that they were bound by the territory's Basic Law on business matters.
    • We all make mistakes and if people in everyday life were to take as serious a view of our errors as young cricketers do of umpires' decisions I am afraid we should be somewhat unhappily situated.
  • 2

    (unfortunately)
    lamentablemente
    (stronger) desgraciadamente
    (stronger) por desgracia