What does happiness mean?

Definitions for happiness
ˈhæp i nɪshap·pi·ness

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word happiness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. happiness, felicity(noun)

    state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy

  2. happiness(noun)

    emotions experienced when in a state of well-being

Wiktionary

  1. happiness(Noun)

    The emotion of being happy; joy.

  2. happiness(Noun)

    Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.

  3. happiness(Noun)

    Fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; u2014 used especially of language.

    Some beauties yet no precepts can declare, For there's a happiness, as well as care. u2014 Alexander Pope.

Wikipedia

  1. Happiness

    Happiness is used in the context of mental or emotional states, including positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. It is also used in the context of life satisfaction, subjective well-being, eudaimonia, flourishing and well-being.Since the 1960s, happiness research has been conducted in a wide variety of scientific disciplines, including gerontology, social psychology, clinical and medical research and happiness economics.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Happiness(noun)

    good luck; good fortune; prosperity

  2. Happiness(noun)

    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 enjoyment; the state of being happy; contentment; joyful satisfaction; felicity; blessedness

  3. Happiness(noun)

    fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; -- used especially of language

Freebase

  1. Happiness

    Happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being characterized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. A variety of biological, psychological, religious, and philosophical approaches have striven to define happiness and identify its sources. Various research groups, including positive psychology, endeavor to apply the scientific method to answer questions about what "happiness" is, and how it might be attained. It is of such fundamental importance to the human condition that "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" were deemed to be unalienable rights by the United States Declaration of Independence. Philosophers and religious thinkers often define happiness in terms of living a good life, or flourishing, rather than simply as an emotion. Happiness in this sense was used to translate the Greek Eudaimonia, and is still used in virtue ethics. Happiness economics suggests that measures of public happiness should be used to supplement more traditional economic measures when evaluating the success of public policy.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. happiness

    1. Something that might have happened yesterday, but which will never happen tomorrow. 2. A postprandial state of mind, which is most often a presage of acute gastritis. 3. A loving-cup, the bottom of which is like a sieve. 4. A mental state compounded of wine, women and tobacco. 5. The exploitation and final triumph of an instinct in the individual that society has branded as wicked or dangerous. 6. Forgetting self in useful effort. 7. A habit--cultivate it.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Happiness

    Highly pleasant emotion characterized by outward manifestations of gratification; joy.

Editors Contribution

  1. Happiness

    It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.

    Submitted by anonymous on October 16, 2020  
  2. Happiness

    It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves And it is not possible to find it elsewhere.

    Submitted by anonymous on November 22, 2020  
  3. Happiness

    Is a self-therapy or medication that cures all manner of depressions and dejections.

    Emeasoba George

    Submitted by emeasoba_g on February 22, 2018  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'happiness' in Nouns Frequency: #2080

How to pronounce happiness?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say happiness in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of happiness in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of happiness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of happiness in a Sentence

  1. William Feather:

    Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Sultry torrid chocolate skin color Music: tam-tatatam-ta-tatatam-tam-tatatam-ta-tatatam Sultry torrid chocolate You are very hot hot sultry torrid chocolate. Your black skin is a powerful stimulator of orgasmic love passion. Relationships with you are sweet sex. Goddess of my erotic dreams. My own tongue protrudes from excitement, hardcore horny, I want to constantly caress your beautiful body. When I first saw you in my soul from the ecstasy of love and catharsis I experienced one hundred billion orgasms in one second, I knew the universe of love, an infinitely deep dimension of happiness and joy from falling in love, endless pleasure. It is so beautiful that I’m even afraid to look at you for a long time, I’m very shy, which means I’m powerfully in love. Aggressively exciting, immeasurably high temperature of passion and lust. Each part of your body is a gorgeous compliment of the gods, your appearance is the highest beauty of the best erotic seduction pornography, all nights are romantic thoughts of you, the feeling that you are nearby and part of me to the point that I feel you with my soul. The cutest and most tender melodies about you, constant romantic nostalgia for you, lightness and tenderness like a cute sleeping kitten, sadness and feeling about you about one, brilliantly fantastically beautiful appearance. How amazing is the wonderful magic magic of the beauty of your image - it’s just wonderful magic, I will love and want you even after death. To look at you and to dream about you is just bliss, the violin about the suffering about you is so refined and eloquent. I growl from excitement; you excite me from above; everything trembles inside me with love and delight; your beautiful image is burnt out by fire in my memory; the cornea of ​​the psyche; your appearance is simple, simply amazing. Tin as hotly juicier just nowhere, tin as sexy. Trying to stop loving you is simply useless because it's too beautiful. I am the president of your fan club, a sect in which your beauty is worshiped. You are the embodiment of a living goddess. Literally everything adorns you. Divinely sweet skin color, it is impossible to get enough of your body, you are the source of my eternal hunger for sex. I feel the adrenaline of passion of a high degree of love and admiration, to such an extent that I bite my lips and my brain says yeah baby divine. Juicy sex goddess of my mind. You are the best that reality and the universe can offer. You are the best of all lives, the hot nights of chocolate passion in my memories sing only about you alone. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Anonymous:

    Happiness make you smile, Sorrow can crush you.

  4. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    We all deserve to experience genuine happiness and can easily do so.

  5. Helen Keller:

    Many people have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

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