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Happiness

happiness

noun

the feeling of being happy

pleasure

noun

a feeling of happiness, enjoyment, or satisfaction

joy

noun

a feeling of great happiness

delight

noun

a feeling of great happiness and pleasure

contentment

noun

the happiness you feel when you have everything you want and you enjoy your life

ecstasy

noun

a feeling of great happiness and pleasure, often sexual pleasure

euphoria

noun

a feeling of great happiness that usually lasts for a short time only

elation

noun

a feeling of great happiness and excitement

jollity

noun

the state or feeling of being happy

nirvana

noun

a state of complete spiritual happiness that Buddhists and Hindus try to achieve in which human existence no longer seems important

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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