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happy
Part of Speech: superlative
Results: 3
1. Favored by hap, luck, or fortune; lucky; fortunate; successful; prosperous; satisfying desire; as, a happy expedient; a happy effort; a happy venture; a happy omen.
2. Experiencing the effect of favorable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well- being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous; as, happy hours, happy thoughts.
Examples of usage:
  • Happy, happy Mrs. Shortpointz! - "The Bertrams", Anthony Trollope.
  • Do you think I have not been happy? - "At Love's Cost", Charles Garvice.
  • Come, be happy, wife! - "Eugenie Grandet", Honore de Balzac.
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