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1. happiness

noun. ['ˈhæpiːnəs'] state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.

Synonyms

  • radiance
  • unhappy
  • emotional state
  • spirit
  • beatification
  • beatitude
  • felicity
  • blessedness

Antonyms

  • unhappiness
  • unhappy
  • sad
  • dysphoric

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • happy (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Happiness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

How to spell happiness? Is it hapiness? Or happness? Common misspellings are:

  • hapiness
  • happness

Example sentences of the word happiness


1. Noun, singular or mass
A gift is an appropriate way to mark the occasion and show your happiness for the family.

Quotes containing the word happiness


1. For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
- Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

3. When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
- Helen Keller

2. happiness

noun. ['ˈhæpiːnəs'] emotions experienced when in a state of well-being.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • bonheur
  • merriment
  • contentment
  • gladfulness
  • gladness
  • belonging
  • unhappy
  • rejoicing
  • cheerfulness
  • gaiety
  • gladsomeness
  • blitheness

Antonyms

  • sadness
  • cheerlessness
  • discontentment
  • unhappy

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • happy (English)
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