happiness


happiness
noun
ADJECTIVE
deep (esp. AmE), great
perfect, pure, sheer, true
eternal, lasting
future

Living together before you marry is no guarantee of future happiness.

earthly
human
personal
domestic, family, marital
VERB + HAPPINESS
be filled with, feel
glow with

Her face was glowing with happiness.

cry with, sigh with
achieve, find

She seems to have found happiness with her new husband.

bring (sb)

It is easy to believe that money brings happiness.

buy (sb)

You cannot buy happiness.

wish sb
PREPOSITION
with happiness
happiness at

He was weeping with happiness at being free.

PHRASES
a feeling of happiness
wish sb every happiness

We wish them every happiness in their new life.


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