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noun hap·pi·ness \ˈha-pē-nəs\

Simple Definition of happiness

  • : the state of being happy

  • : an experience that makes you happy

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of happiness

  1. 1 obsolete :  good fortune :  prosperity

  2. 2 a :  a state of well-being and contentment :  joy b :  a pleasurable or satisfying experience

  3. 3 :  felicity, aptness

Examples of happiness in a sentence

  1. They made a toast to long life and happiness.

  2. <her happiness was complete when she got her very own house>



15th Century

First Known Use of happiness

15th century



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