HyperDic: happy

English > 4 senses of the word happy:
ADJECTIVEallhappyenjoying / enjoying / enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
allhappy, felicitousmarked by good fortune
allhappy, gladeagerly disposed to act or to be of service
allhappy, well-chosenwell expressed and to the point
happy > pronunciation
Soundshhae'piy
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English > happy: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningenjoying / enjoying / enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure.
Examples
  • "a happy smile"
  • "spent many happy days on the beach"
  • "a happy marriage"
Attribute ofhappinessemotions experienced when in a state of well-being
happiness, felicitystate of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
NarrowerblessedCharacterized by happiness and good fortune
blissfulCompletely happy and contented
brightCharacterized by happiness or gladness
golden, halcyon, prosperousmarked by peace and prosperity
laughing, riantshowing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness
See alsocheerfulFull of or promoting cheer
contented, contentsatisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are
elatedexultantly proud and joyful
euphoricexaggerated feeling of well-being or elation
felicitousExhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style
gladshowing or causing joy and pleasure
joyfulFull of or producing joy
joyousFull of or characterized by joy
OppositeunhappyExperiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
Spanishalegre, contento, feliz, satisfecho
Catalanalegre, feliç
Nounshappinessemotions experienced when in a state of well-being
happinessstate of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
Adverbshappilyin a joyous manner
English > happy: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmarked by good fortune.
Example "a happy outcome"
Synonymfelicitous
BroaderfortunateHaving unexpected good fortune
Spanishcontento, feliz
Catalancontent, feliç
Nounshappinessstate of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
Adverbshappilyin an unexpectedly lucky way
English > happy: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningeagerly disposed to act or to be of service.
Synonymglad
Broaderwillingdisposed or inclined toward
Spanishcontento, feliz
Catalanfeliç
English > happy: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningWell expressed and to the point.
Example"a happy turn of phrase"
Synonymwell-chosen
BroaderfelicitousExhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style
Spanishacertado, apropiado, oportuno
Catalanapropiat, encertat, oportú

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