Happiness and Sadness


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Happiness noun – A feeling or state of well-being and contentment.
Usage example: her happiness was complete when she got her very own house

Sadness is an antonym for happiness in topics: pleasure, unhappiness, high spirits.
Nearby Words: happy, happily
Antonyms for Happiness


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Sadness noun – A state or spell of low spirits.
Usage example: she was filled with sadness at the thought of having to leave her family

Happiness is an antonym for sadness in topics: unhappiness, joy.
Nearby Words: sad, sadly
Antonyms for Sadness
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How words are described

human human happiness human sadness
pure pure happiness pure sadness
true true happiness true sadness
genuine genuine happiness genuine sadness
Other adjectives: sheer, deep, obvious, actual, real, perpetual, extreme, great, intense, absolute, potential, beautiful, inner, general, apparent, less, eternal, overwhelming, maximum, various.

Both words in one sentence

  • There's a mentality here: either we should express our inner happiness or sadness, or we, as romantic/sexual beings, should celebrate relationships.
  • Though we may not be able to share our feelings of happiness or sadness entirely, we do share them to some extent.
  • Just For Fun / Tropes of Legend Bittersweet Ending: An ending that mixes happiness and sadness, such as victory at a high cost.
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