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1. unemployed

adjective. ['ˌənɛmˈplɔɪd'] not engaged in a gainful occupation.

Synonyms

  • dismissed
  • out of work
  • pink-slipped
  • idle
  • discharged
  • jobless
  • laid-off

Antonyms

  • employed
  • work
  • effective
  • supported

Etymology

  • employed (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Unemployed

  • underemployed
  • redeployed
  • destroyed
  • overjoyed
  • deployed
  • steroid
  • enjoyed
  • devoid
  • gloyd
  • freud
  • floyd
  • cloyd
  • bloyd
  • baroid
  • avoid
  • annoyed
  • void
  • toyed
  • royd
  • noyd
  • loyd
  • lloyd
  • boyde
  • boyd

How do you pronounce unemployed?

Pronounce unemployed as ˌənɛmˈplɔɪd.

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Sentences with unemployed


1. Adjective
You don't know if your new job will work out or if you'll find yourself unemployed unexpectedly.

2. Verb, past participle
Unemployment benefits are for those who are unemployed through no fault of their own.

Quotes about unemployed


1. I hope to stay unemployed as a war photographer till the end of my life.
- Robert Capa

2. Hope is the motivation that empowers the unemployed, enabling them to get out of bed every single morning with unbounded enthusiasm as they look for work.
- Emanuel Cleaver

3. A day unemployed is like a bagel- even when it's bad, it's still pretty good...
- CrimethInc., Evasion

2. unemployed

noun. ['ˌənɛmˈplɔɪd'] people who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group).

Synonyms

  • unemployed people

Antonyms

  • profitable
  • responsible

Etymology

  • employed (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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