overhappiness

happiness

[hap-ee-nis]
noun
1.
the quality or state of being happy.
2.
good fortune; pleasure; contentment; joy.

Origin:
1520–30; happy + -ness

overhappiness, noun


1, 2. pleasure, joy, exhilaration, bliss, contentedness, delight, enjoyment, satisfaction. Happiness, bliss, contentment, felicity imply an active or passive state of pleasure or pleasurable satisfaction. Happiness results from the possession or attainment of what one considers good: the happiness of visiting one's family. Bliss is unalloyed happiness or supreme delight: the bliss of perfect companionship. Contentment is a peaceful kind of happiness in which one rests without desires, even though every wish may not have been gratified: contentment in one's surroundings. Felicity is a formal word for happiness of an especially fortunate or intense kind: to wish a young couple felicity in life.


1. misery.
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happiness
1520s, "good fortune," from happy + -ness. Meaning "pleasant and contented mental state" is from 1590s.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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