DictionaryThesaurusScrabbleExamplesQuiz

happiness

EN[ˈhæpinəs]
US
WHappiness
  • Happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being defined by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.
  • The United Nations declared 20 March the International Day of Happiness to recognise the relevance of happiness and wellbeing as universal goals.
happiness
happiness

    Definition of happiness in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhappinessesSUF-ness
    1. The emotion of being happy; joy.
      1. (archaic) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
        1. Fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; — used especially of language.
          1. Some beauties yet no precepts can declare, For there's a happiness, as well as care. — Alexander Pope.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Low-heartedness, exhaustion, all were forgotten ; a deep sense of happiness thrilled through me;
          • You simply become a puppet in the hands of others who will make you dance to their tune. In other words, you reduce yourself to a slave or beggar by mortgaging your happiness on the mercy of others.
          • I had the distinct worry that happiness would pass me by.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ness
              • Suffixes that form nouns from adjectives and nouns
                • Words suffixed with -ness
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns
              Related Links:
              1. en happinesses
              Source: Wiktionary
               0 0

              Meaning of happiness for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "happiness" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
              Difficultness: Level 1
              12345678910
              Easy     ➨     Difficult
              Definiteness: Level 9
              12345678910
              Definite    ➨     Versatile