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happinesses, plural;
  1. The state of being happy
    • - she struggled to find happiness in her life
    • - Tom's heart swelled with happiness

  1. state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
  2. Happiness is a state of mind or feeling characterized by contentment, love, satisfaction, pleasure, or joy. A variety of biological, psychological, religious, and philosophical approaches have striven to define happiness and identify its sources.
  3. "happiness!!!" is the title of a song Japanese pop singer Kaela Kimura, released as the second single from her debut album, Kaela, on October 27, 2004 . It peaked at number eleven on the Japan Oricon singles chart.
  4. Happiness... Is Not a Fish That You Can Catch is the title of Canadian alternative rock band Our Lady Peace's third studio album. It was released on September 21, 1999 by Columbia Records. It peaked at #2 on the Canadian Albums Chart. ...
  5. Happiness? is the third album by the English musician Roger Taylor. It was his first album since Queen's 1991 album Innuendo, and his first solo album since 1984's Strange Frontier
  6. is a Japanese adult visual novel originally for the PC first released on October 21, 2005, and followed by the release of a fan-disk sequel Happiness! Re:Lucks on July 28, 2006. Both games were developed, produced, and published by Windmill. ...
  7. Happiness is a 1917 comedy-drama feature film written by C. Gardner Sullivan and starring Enid Bennett and Charles Gunn. A rich orphan played by Enid Bennett goes to a co-ed college where she is snubbed by students who view her as a snob. ...
  8. Happiness is a 1924 silent comedy film directed by King Vidor.
  9. Happiness (Le bonheur) is a 1965 French drama film directed by Agnès Varda, about a married man having an affair with another woman. The film is associated with the French New Wave and won two awards at the 15th Berlin International Film Festival, including the Jury Grand Prix.
  10. The emotion of being happy; joy; Good luck; good fortune; prosperity; Fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; — used especially of language
  11. (happinesses) The nine initial declarations Jesus made in his Sermon on the Mount that each begin ``Happy are ...'' (Mat 5:3-11) (Compare {beatitudes}.)
  12. the overcoming of not unknown obstacles toward a known goal and, transiently (passing quickly or soon), the contemplation of, or indulgence in, pleasure.
  13. that agreeable state of being in which desires are gratified; the enjoyment of pleasure without pain; good fortune. It comes from a root meaning “chance” and “good fortune. ...
  14. To dream of being happy promises joyful laugher.
  15. A state of mind typically described as akin to pleasure, joy or enjoyment; however, in the language of natural science joy/pleasure are rendered transient emotional states while happiness is a continuum of pleasure or desired mood tempered by personalized values, history and a unique view of ...
  16. feeling of h.: s. sukha. - The idea of h. (of the world), s. vipallāsa.
  17. v/n. An active state of being, a choice, a state of mind, a goal, the end product of a fulfilling day.
  18. an interpreted state of personal existence derived from an individual’s perception of his or her survival and well-being.
  19. There are two types of happiness: mundane and supramundane. Mundane happiness is the limited happiness that can be found within samsara, such as the happiness of human beings and gods. Supramundane happiness is the pure happiness of liberation and enlightenment.
  20. (1) a good stomach and an evil heart. (2) tranquillity and occupation. (3) ignorance. (4) to be very busy with the unimportant.
  21. Unlike joy, happiness is fickle and totally depends on a person's ever changing circumstances. The word refers to our overall sense of satisfaction with life at any given moment...depending on what is happening in our lives. joy and happy or happiness are not the same.
  22. A first order approximation to that area of human feelings science of ethics examines as part of a feeling that one’s life has meaning.
  23. How happy Cream is. A high happiness gets a good ending, and can also unlock other parts of the game.
  24. Bright, Celebration, Carefree, Cheerfulness, Comfort, Contentment, Good Life, Enjoyment, Excitement, Enthusiasm, Fun, Joy, Hedonism, Pleasure, Thrilling, Thrill-seeking.
  25. On one level happiness is freedom from want and having the basic necessities of life. On another level, happiness consists of feelings of contentment, self-worth and well-being arising from connecting with the positive core of one’s own or another’s being. ...