Synonyms and Antonyms of happily
1 in a cheerful or happy manner <happily accepted the invitation to dinner> Synonyms brightly, cheerfully, cheerily, gaily, heartily, jocosely, jovially, merrily, mirthfully, smilinglyRelated Words amusedly, exuberantly, giddily, gigglingly, joyfully, joyously; blithely, blithesomely, breezily, gladly, gladsomely, laughingly, lightheartedly, sunnily; amicably, friendlily, friendly, good-humoredly, good-naturedly, jocularly; hopefully, optimistically, sanguinely; blissfully, elatedly, euphorically, rapturouslyNear Antonyms abjectly, dejectedly, despondently, disconsolately, dispiritedly, wretchedly; dolefully, dolorously, forlornly, mournfully, plaintively, sorrowfully; dourly, glumly, mirthlessly, sourly, sternly, sulkily, sullenly; blackly, dismally, drearily, gloomily, pessimisticallyAntonyms bleakly, cheerlessly, darkly, heavily, miserably, morosely, unhappily
2 in a manner suitable for the occasion or purpose <one of those rare occasions on which business and pleasure happily mixed> Synonyms appositely, appropriately, congruously, correctly, duly, fittingly, properly, meetly, right, rightly, suitablyRelated Words well; acceptably, adequately, passably, satisfactorily, tolerably; decently, decorouslyNear Antonyms unacceptably, unsatisfactorily; inopportunely, unfortunately, unseasonably; inappositely, inaptly, irrelevantly; awkwardly, ungracefullyAntonyms improperly, inappropriately, incongruously, incorrectly, unseemly, unsuitably, wrongly
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