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Ways of expressing happiness and pleasure - thesaurus

Synonyms

squee

interjection

spoken used to show that you are excited or happy

hooray

interjection

mainly spoken a word that you shout to show that you are excited and happy about something

yippee

interjection

an expression of happiness and excitement. This word is used mainly by children.

aah

interjection

used for showing that you are happy, satisfied, or surprised

excellent

adjective

spoken used for showing that you are very pleased about something

lovely

adjective

informal used for saying you are pleased about something

good for/on someone

used for saying that you are happy about something good that someone has done or that has happened to them

hallelujah

interjection

humorous used for expressing happiness that something you had been waiting for or hoping for has happened

good

adjective

spoken used for saying that you are pleased with someone, or are pleased about something

thank God/goodness/heaven(s)

used for saying that you are happy that something unpleasant has stopped or has not happened

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More synonyms

ah

interjection

used for expressing a feeling, for example for showing that you are interested, surprised, pleased, or annoyed

alleluia

interjection

another spelling of hallelujah

brilliant

adjective

spoken used for showing that you are very pleased about something

congrats

interjection

informal congratulations

congratulations

noun

mainly spoken used for telling someone that you are pleased about their success, good luck, or happiness on a special occasion

eureka

interjection

used when you are very pleased because you have found the answer to a problem

goody

interjection

informal old-fashioned used for saying that you are happy or excited about something. This word is used mainly by children or when speaking to children.

gotcha

interjection

informal used for showing that you are pleased at catching or beating someone

ha

interjection

used for showing that you feel pleased, often because you have discovered or achieved something

happily

adverb

used when you are pleased about something

hurray

interjection

used for showing that you are very pleased about something

it’s a good thing/job that

used for saying that you are pleased that something has happened because it prevents something bad from happening

jolly good

Britishinformal old-fashioned used for showing that you are pleased with what someone said or did

now you’re talking

used for showing that you are pleased with an offer that someone is making

oh

interjection

used for expressing an emotion such as surprise, anger, or happiness

splendid

adjective

formalspoken used for saying that you are pleased about something or think it is good

thankfully

adverb

used for saying you are pleased that something unpleasant is no longer happening or did not happen

whoopee

interjection

used for showing that you are very happy and excited

wonders will never cease

mainly literary used for saying that you are very surprised and happy about something

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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