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happy

adjective animated, at peace, blissful, bright, bubbling over, buoyant, carefree, cheerful, cheery, chipper, contented, convivial, delighted, delirious, elated, enchanted, enraptured, euphoric, exhilarated, exuberant, exultant, favorable, felicitous, festive, flourishing, full of cheer, fun-loving, genial, glad, good-humored, jocund, joking, jovial, joyful, jubilant, laughing, merry, of good cheer, on top of the world, overjoyed, peaceful, pleased as punch, positive, prosperous, radiant, rapturous, rejoicing, smiling, sparkling, spirited, thrilled, thriving, untroubled, upbeat, vivacious, zestful
Associated concepts: happy outcome to litigation
See also: ecstatic, felicitous, inclined, propitious, prosperous, proud, ready, willing
References in classic literature ?
My Author and Disposer, what thou bidst Unargu'd I obey; so God ordains, God is thy Law, thou mine: to know no more Is womans happiest knowledge and her praise.
Sleep on, Blest pair; and O yet happiest if ye seek No happier state, and know to know no more.
Thus much by way of introduction; for I could not but just touch upon this subject, though I could not go through a complete investigation of it, as it properly belongs to another question: let us at present suppose so much, that a man's happiest life, both as an individual and as a citizen, is a life of virtue, accompanied with those enjoyments which virtue usually procures.
At that institution I got my first taste of what it meant to live a life of unselfishness, my first knowledge of the fact that the happiest individuals are those who do the most to make others useful and happy.
This was the beginning of one of the happiest periods of my life.
In fact, I encouraged her visits last winter, that she might see what we can all offer her, and judge where she will be happiest.
No, dear, the one you love the best and will be happiest with," said Dr.
I know who I love best, who I'm happiest with, and I choose uncle.
And I add, that in all my days, measuring them with cold, considerative judgment, this was, far and away beyond all other periods, the happiest period of my life.
Thus, reader, we have at length brought our history to a conclusion, in which, to our great pleasure, though contrary, perhaps, to thy expectation, Mr Jones appears to be the happiest of all humankind; for what happiness this world affords equal to the possession of such a woman as Sophia, I sincerely own I have never yet discovered.
Although Levin believed himself to have the most exact conceptions of domestic life, unconsciously, like all men, he pictured domestic life as the happiest enjoyment of love, with nothing to hinder and no petty cares to distract.
SIR - I read with interest that Anglesey has been voted the happiest place in Wales ("There must be something in the heir as Anglesey is voted happiest place in Wales", July 25).