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happy

hap·py

happy

 
 
pronunciation:
hae pi
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: happier, happiest
definition 1: marked by a feeling of joy, contentment, pleasure, comfort, or the like.
synonyms:
glad, pleased
antonyms:
dark, disconsolate, sad, tragic, unhappy
similar words:
blessed, content, delighted, elated, joyful, joyous, jubilant, radiant, satisfied, wild
definition 2: full of cheer; in good spirits.
synonyms:
blithe, cheerful, chipper, gay, lighthearted, merry, sunny
antonyms:
blue, down, downcast, forlorn, sad, unhappy
similar words:
bright, carefree, gleeful, good-humored, happy-go-lucky, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, light, radiant
definition 3: fortunate or lucky.
It was a happy circumstance that we met.
synonyms:
fortunate, lucky
antonyms:
sorry, unfortunate, unhappy
similar words:
auspicious, blessed, favorable, felicitous, fortuitous, good, opportune, propitious, providential
definition 4: fitting; appropriate.
synonyms:
appropriate, fitting, meet, suitable
antonyms:
unhappy
similar words:
expedient, good, proper, seemly
derivation: happily (adv.)
Word Builder: happy +
  • happiness:
    the condition of being happy.
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some descriptions of someone who is happy