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unemployment

see definition of unemployment
  • as inlayoff
  • as inleisure
  • as inrecession
  • as ininactivity
  • as ininertness
  • as ininoperativeness
  • as indepression
  • as inidleness
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Synonyms for unemployment

noun dismissal from job or responsibility
  • cutback
  • unemployment
  • discharge
  • respite
  • early retirement

Antonyms for unemployment

  • employment
  • hiring
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to unemployment

depression

noun. economic decline
  • bad times
  • bankruptcy
  • bear market
  • big trouble
  • bottom out
  • bust
  • crash
  • crisis
  • deflation
  • dislocation
  • downturn
  • drop
  • failure
  • hard times
  • inactivity
  • inflation
  • overproduction
  • panic
  • paralysis
  • rainy days
  • recession
  • retrenchment
  • sag
  • slide
  • slowness
  • slump
  • stagflation
  • stagnation
  • unemployment

layoff

noun. dismissal from job or responsibility
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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