Definition of happiness
1 obsolete : good fortune : prosperity all happiness bechance to thee — William Shakespeare
2a : a state of well-being and contentment : joyb : a pleasurable or satisfying experience I wish you every happiness in life. I had the happiness of seeing you — W. S. Gilbert
Examples of happiness in a Sentence
They made a toast to long life and happiness.
her happiness was complete when she got her very own house
Recent Examples of happiness from the Web
The looks that people like Tracey Cunningham and Kristin Ess whip up are dream-worthy, featuring the unbeatable combo of a salon-fresh blowout, vibrant color, and someone glowing with the happiness of life post-transformation.
Girls Trip’s black female quartet confirms the all-American commitment to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Spending time in silence, has shown to reduce stress and increase overall happiness and awareness.
Occasional stories of happiness and opportunity have surfaced, but the men’s fight to start over has largely been narrated by shame and struggle.
Creating our family unit while honoring the brilliant gift Michelle has given me will be my life’s goal and happiness.
Songs: Happiness, Brother, Oh Carolina New Devils (Sunday-Seasick Stage)This band of Birmingham locals has played the gamut of Magic City venues.
Even so, media headlines are often about the happiness bounce.
Double Happiness may not be Apple in terms of secrecy, but the company does keep a few things to itself.
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HAPPINESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of happiness for English Language Learners
: the state of being happy
: an experience that makes you happy
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