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Definition 1: emotions experienced when in a state of well-being - [noun denoting feeling]

(happiness is a kind of ...) the experiencing of affective and emotional states

"she had a feeling of euphoria" "he had terrible feelings of guilt" "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"

(... is a kind of happiness ) happiness with one's situation in life

(... is a kind of happiness ) a feeling of spontaneous good spirits

"his cheerfulness made everyone feel better"

(... is a kind of happiness ) happiness felt in a secure relationship

"with his classmates he felt a sense of belonging"

(... is a kind of happiness ) a feeling of great happiness

(... is a kind of happiness ) a gay feeling

(... is a kind of happiness ) experiencing joy and pleasure

(... is a kind of happiness ) (French) happiness and good humor

(... are attributes of happiness) enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure

"a happy smile" "spent many happy days on the beach" "a happy marriage"

(... are attributes of happiness) experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent

"unhappy over her departure" "unhappy with her raise" "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence" "had an unhappy time at school" "the unhappy (or sad) news" "he looks so sad"

Definition 2: state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for happiness in the sense of this definition

(happiness is a kind of ...) the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)

"his emotional state depended on her opinion" "he was in good spirits" "his spirit rose"

(... is a kind of happiness ) a state of supreme happiness

(... is a kind of happiness ) an attractive combination of good health and happiness

"the radiance of her countenance"

(... are attributes of happiness) enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure

"a happy smile" "spent many happy days on the beach" "a happy marriage"

(... are attributes of happiness) experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent

"unhappy over her departure" "unhappy with her raise" "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence" "had an unhappy time at school" "the unhappy (or sad) news" "he looks so sad"

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