a : a state of well-being and contentment : joy
b : a pleasurable or satisfying experience
Examples of HAPPINESS
- They made a toast to long life and happiness.
- <her happiness was complete when she got her very own house>
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Related to HAPPINESS
- beatitude, blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, felicity, gladness, joy, warm fuzzies
- calamity, ill-being, misery, sadness, unhappiness, wretchedness
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