malheureux etymology

French word malheureux comes from French heureux, French mal-

Detailed word origin of malheureux

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
heureux French (fra) Glad; construed with. Good, excellent. Happy. Lucky, fortunate.
mal- French (fra) Badly; wrongly. Denotes the opposite of the unprefixed form.
malheureux French (fra) Unhappy; miserable.

Words with the same origin as malheureux

Descendants of heureux
Descendants of mal-
maladresse maladroit malaise malcommode malentendu malfaisant malfamé malfaçon malfaçonné malhabile malhonnête malhonnêtement malhonnêteté malingre malnutrition malodorant malpoli malpropre malsonnant maltraiter malvoyant