Synonyms for (noun) unemployed

Synonyms: unemployed, unemployed people

Definition: people who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group)

Usage: the long-term unemployed need assistance

Similar words: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience

Synonyms for (adjective) unemployed

Synonyms: unemployed

Definition: not engaged in a gainful occupation

Usage: unemployed workers marched on the capital

Similar words: discharged, dismissed, pink-slipped, fired, laid-off

Definition: having lost your job


Similar words: jobless, out of work, idle

Definition: not having a job

Usage: idle carpenters; jobless transients; many people in the area were out of work