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happily

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of happily

  1. 1 in a cheerful or happy manner happily accepted the invitation to dinner Synonyms of happily brightly, cheerfully, cheerily, gaily, heartily, jocosely, jovially, merrily, mirthfully, smilinglyWords Related to happily 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 of happily abjectly, dejectedly, despondently, disconsolately, dispiritedly, wretchedly; dolefully, dolorously, forlornly, mournfully, plaintively, sorrowfully; dourly, glumly, mirthlessly, sourly, sternly, sulkily, sullenly; blackly, dismally, drearily, gloomily, pessimisticallyAntonyms of happily bleakly, cheerlessly, darkly, heavily, miserably, morosely, unhappily

  2. 2 in a manner suitable for the occasion or purpose one of those rare occasions on which business and pleasure happily mixed Synonyms of happily appositely, appropriately, congruously, correctly, duly, fittingly, properly, meetly, right, rightly, suitablyWords Related to happily well; acceptably, adequately, passably, satisfactorily, tolerably; decently, decorouslyNear Antonyms of happily unacceptably, unsatisfactorily; inopportunely, unfortunately, unseasonably; inappositely, inaptly, irrelevantly; awkwardly, ungracefullyAntonyms of happily improperly, inappropriately, incongruously, incorrectly, unseemly, unsuitably, wrongly



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