deep, great
general, widespread (esp. BrE)
cause, lead to

Bottling up your anger can only lead to unhappiness.

unhappiness about

He expressed his unhappiness about the arrangements.

unhappiness at

the great unhappiness she felt at having to leave the town

unhappiness with

his deep unhappiness with the situation

a cause of unhappiness

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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