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hap·py

happy

 
 
pronunciation:
hae pi
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: happier, happiest
definition 1: feeling joy or pleasure; being glad or content.
She was very happy with her birthday gifts.
 
synonyms:
glad, pleased
antonyms:
dark, tragic
similar words:
content, delighted, joyful, joyous, jubilant, radiant
definition 2: lucky or fortunate.
It was a happy coincidence that we were both there at the same time.
synonyms:
fortunate, lucky
antonyms:
unfortunate, unhappy
similar words:
favorable, good
derivation: happily (adv.)
Word Builder: happy +
  • happiness:
    the condition of being happy.
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