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Happiness - thesaurus

Synonyms

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

formal 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

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afterglow

noun

a happy feeling after a pleasant experience

bliss

noun

complete happiness

bonhomie

noun

formal a friendly happy feeling

buoyancy

noun

a feeling of happiness and confidence

cheer

noun

mainly literary a feeling of happiness

content

noun

literary a feeling of happiness and satisfaction

delirium

noun

extreme excitement or happiness

exaltation

noun

formal the feeling of being extremely happy and proud

the feel-good factor

noun

the feeling that people have when things such as the economy are going well

felicity

noun

very formal great happiness

festivities

noun

a happy feeling that people get when they celebrate a special event

fulfillment

the American spelling of fulfilment

fulfilment

noun

a feeling of happiness and satisfaction, especially because you are doing something important or using your abilities

gaiety

noun

old-fashioned a feeling or state of happiness and fun

glee

noun

a feeling of excitement and happiness that often includes pleasure at someone else’s bad luck

harmony

noun

a feeling that you are happy and your mind and emotions are well balanced

high

noun

a feeling of great happiness or excitement

job satisfaction

noun

the feeling that you have when you enjoy your job

jubilation

noun

behaviour that shows you are extremely happy because something good has happened

nirvana

noun

informal a feeling of complete happiness and peace

radiance

noun

happiness that you can see in someone’s appearance or smile

rapture

noun

literary a feeling of great happiness or excitement

relief

noun

a relaxed happy feeling that you get because something bad has not happened or a bad situation has ended

transports of joy/delight/rapture

a state of great happiness or excitement

uplift

noun

a sudden feeling of happiness

vivacity

noun

literary happy and lively behaviour

wedded bliss

happiness in marriage

welfare

noun

the health and happiness of people

well-being

noun

the satisfactory state that someone or something should be in, that involves such things as being happy, healthy, and safe, and having enough money

Antonyms

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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