Happiness

Definition of Happiness

Hap´pi`ness
n.1.Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
All happiness bechance to thee in Milan!
- Shak.
2.An agreeable feeling or condition of the soul arising from good fortune or propitious happening of any kind; the possession of those circumstances or that state of being which is attended with enjoyment; the state of being happy; contentment; joyful satisfaction; felicity; blessedness.
3.Fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; - used especially of language.
Some beauties yet no precepts can declare,
For there's a happiness, as well as care.
- Pope.
O happiness! our being's end and aim!
- Pope.
Others in virtue place felicity,
But virtue joined with riches and long life;
In corporal pleasures he, and careless ease.
- Milton.
His overthrow heaped happiness upon him;
For then, and not till then, he felt himself,
And found the blessedness of being little.
- Shak.

Related Words

Easy Street, acceptance, affluence, appropriateness, beatification, becomingness, bed of roses, bewitchment, blissfulness, blitheness, blithesomeness, brightness, cheer, cheerfulness, cheeriness, cheery vein, civility, cloud nine, clover, comfort, composure, content, contentedness, decency, decorousness, decorum, delectation, ease, easy circumstances, ecstasy, ecstatics, enchantment, enjoyment, entire satisfaction, eupeptic mien, euphoria, exaltation, exhilaration, exuberance, fitness, fittingness, fleshpots, fulfillment, gaiety, geniality, genteelness, gentility, gladsomeness, glee, good cheer, gracious life, gracious living, heaven, high spirits, hopefulness, intoxication, jollity, joyance, jubilation, lap of luxury, life of ease, loaves and fishes, luxury, meetness, optimism, overhappiness, overjoyfulness, paradise, peace of mind, pleasantness, properness, propriety, prosperity, prosperousness, radiance, rapture, ravishment, reconcilement, reconciliation, resignation, rightness, rosy expectation, sanguine humor, sanguineness, security, seemliness, seventh heaven, success, suitability, sunniness, sunshine, the affluent life, the good life, thriving condition, transport, unalloyed happiness, upward mobility, urbanity, velvet, weal, wealth, welfare, well-being, winsomeness
Word:

Browse

Hanselines
Hansom
Hansom cab
Hanukka
Hanuman
haoma
Hap
Haphazard
Haphtarah
Hapless
Haplessly
Haploid
Haplomi
haplosporidian
Haplostemonous
Haply
Happed
Happen
happening
Happily
-Happiness-
Happy
happy camper
Happy family
Happy hunting grounds
Happy-go-lucky
haptic
Hapuku
Haquebut
harakiri
Harangue
Harangueful
Haranguer
Harass
harassed
Harasser
Harassment
Harberous
Harbinger
Harbor
Harbor dues
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home