(noun, adjective)


1. not engaged in a gainful occupation

- unemployed workers marched on the capital

Similar word(s): idle, discharged, dismissed, fired, idle, jobless


1. people who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group)

- the long-term unemployed need assistance

Definition categories: group, people

Sentences with unemployed as a noun:

- The unemployed are a growing portion of the population.