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happiness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of happiness

  1. 1 a feeling or state of well-being and contentment her happiness was complete when she got her very own house Synonyms of happiness beatitude, blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, felicity, gladness, joy, warm fuzzies Words Related to happiness elatedness, elation, exhilaration, exultation, high, intoxication; ecstasy, euphoria, glory, heaven, nirvana, paradise, rapture, rapturousness, ravishment, seventh heaven, transport; delectation, delight, enjoyment, pleasure; cheer, cheerfulness, comfort, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), gladsomeness, glee, gleefulness, jocundity, jollity, joyfulness, joyousness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartedness, merriness, mirth; content, contentedness, gratification, satisfaction, triumph Near Antonyms of happiness agony, anguish, desolation, joylessness, sorrow, sufferance, woe, woefulness; blues, cheerlessness, dejection, depression, desolateness, despondency, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, gloom, gloominess, melancholy, mournfulness, plaintiveness; Gehenna, hell, purgatory Antonyms of happiness calamity, ill-being, misery, sadness, unhappiness, wretchedness

  2. 2 the feeling experienced when one's wishes are met finally found true happiness as a doctor in a poor rural area Synonyms of happiness content, contentedness, contentment, delectation, delight, enjoyment, gladness, gratification, pleasure, relish, satisfactionWords Related to happiness afterglow; bliss, felicity, glee, gleefulness, joy, pleasance; amusement, diversion, entertainment; elatedness, elation, exhilaration, exultation, intoxication; ecstasy, euphoria, heaven, rapture; cheer, cheerfulness, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), jollity, joyfulness, jubilation; joie de vivre; comfort, ease, restfulnessNear Antonyms of happiness misery, sadness, unhappiness, wretchedness; anguish, desolation, joylessness, sorrow, woe; dejection, depression, despondency, dispiritedness, gloom, melancholy; aggravation, annoyance, exasperation, irritation, pique, vexation; anger, fury, rage; agitation, distress, disturbance, upset; discomfort, restlessness, uneasinessAntonyms of happiness discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, displeasure, dissatisfaction, unhappiness

  3. 3 the quality or state of being especially suitable or fitting the striking happiness of the phrase “fatal attraction” as the title for an erotic thriller Synonyms of happiness appositeness, aptness, felicitousness, felicity, fitness, fittingness, appropriateness, properness, propriety, rightness, seemliness, suitability, suitablenessWords Related to happiness agreeableness, compatibility, congruity, harmoniousness; applicability, bearing, connection, justifiability, materiality, pertinence, relevance, relevancy, validity; acceptability, adequacy, adequateness, convenience, expedience, expediency, satisfactoriness, serviceableness, usefulnessNear Antonyms of happiness disagreeableness, incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness, inexpedience, inexpediency, inharmoniousness, unbecomingness; immateriality, inapplicability, irrelevance, irrelevancy; meaninglessness, pointlessnessAntonyms of happiness improperness, impropriety, inappositeness, inappropriateness, inaptness, infelicity, unfitness, unseemliness, unsuitability, wrongness



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