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English noun: happiness

1. happiness (state) state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy


Broader (hypernym)emotional state, spirit

Narrower (hyponym)beatification, beatitude, blessedness, radiance

Attributehappy, unhappy


2. happiness (feeling) emotions experienced when in a state of well-being

Broader (hypernym)feeling

Narrower (hyponym)belonging, blitheness, bonheur, cheerfulness, contentment, gaiety, gladfulness, gladness, gladsomeness, merriment, rejoicing

Attributehappy, unhappy

Antonymssadness, unhappiness

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