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Synonyms for happy

characterized by luck or good fortune

being in or showing good spirits

having achieved satisfaction, as of one's goal

providing joy and pleasure

marked by festal celebration

suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place

eagerly compliant

Synonyms for happy

enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure

marked by good fortune

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eagerly disposed to act or to be of service

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well expressed and to the point

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I am very sure myself, that had Willoughby turned out as really amiable, as he has proved himself the contrary, Marianne would yet never have been so happy with HIM, as she will be with Colonel Brandon.
The truth is," replied Dantes, "that I am too happy for noisy mirth; if that is what you meant by your observation, my worthy friend, you are right; joy takes a strange effect at times, it seems to oppress us almost the same as sorrow.
Thus their little hands led him back to peace and happiness, flowers bloomed beside his door, and their fragrant breath brought happy thoughts of pleasant valleys and green hills; birds sang to him, and their sweet voices woke the music in his own soul, that never failed to calm and comfort.
Crawford's very cordial adieus, pass quietly away; stopping at the entrance-door, like the Lady of Branxholm Hall, "one moment and no more," to view the happy scene, and take a last look at the five or six determined couple who were still hard at work; and then, creeping slowly up the principal staircase, pursued by the ceaseless country-dance, feverish with hopes and fears, soup and negus, sore-footed and fatigued, restless and agitated, yet feeling, in spite of everything, that a ball was indeed delightful.
The eyes of the Happy Prince were filled with tears, and tears were running down his golden cheeks.
At that institution I got my first taste of what it meant to live a life of unselfishness, my first knowledge of the fact that the happiest individuals are those who do the most to make others useful and happy.
At least, tell me that you believe I thought I was making you happy.
We have no rich, and no poor; for what one wishes the others all try to give him, in order to make him happy, and no one in all Oz cares to have more than he can use.
After Mac and Steve had had their turn, Archie and Company bore her away for some weeks; and with them she was so happy, she felt as if she would like to stay for ever, if she could have Uncle Alec also.
Sometimes I almost think that it was because I was so very happy that I started on my real drinking.
And so the story had a happy ending, for Prince James knew that the lovely lady of the garden loved him.
That had not been a happy wakening, for it brought with it the bitter disappointment of the preceding night.
I am always happy (out of doors be it understood, for indoors there are servants and furniture) but in quite different ways, and my spring happiness bears no resemblance to my summer or autumn happiness, though it is not more intense, and there were days last winter when I danced for sheer joy out in my frost-bound garden, in spite of my years and children.
The Councillor boldly declared the time of King Hans to be the noblest and the most happy period.
The thought that in a few hours they would reach a country where there were no schools, no books, no teachers, made these boys so happy that they felt neither hunger, nor thirst, nor sleep, nor discomfort.