Happiness and Unhappiness


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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

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


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Unhappiness noun – A state or spell of low spirits.
Usage example: with time the young woman got over the unhappiness caused by the breakup

Happiness is an antonym for unhappiness in topics: sorrow, depression.
Antonyms for Unhappiness
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How words are described

human human happiness human unhappiness
current current happiness current unhappiness
genuine genuine happiness genuine unhappiness
deep deep happiness deep unhappiness
Other adjectives: perpetual, extreme, inner, personal, general, less, mutual, eternal.

Both words in one sentence

  • When John the Savage complains to Mond that the world feels so wrong, Mond argues that that's because John uses the old system of "right and wrong" as opposed to the new moral system of "happiness and unhappiness".
  • Manga / Sands of Destruction Balance Between Good and Evil: Mentioned to be part of the makeup of the world - no matter what sort of world the Planner decides to create, there will always be good and evil, happiness and unhappiness, even if the world is as close to a Utopia as possible.
  • Literature / Brave New World Described In-Universe as an example: When the Savage gets into a discussion with Mond, Mond explains that the reason this world feels so wrong to the Savage is that he is still using the old system of good and evil, as opposed to the modern system of happiness and unhappiness.
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Unhappiness and Happiness. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 21, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/happiness/unhappiness
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Unhappiness or Happiness. 2016. Accessed May 21, 2022. https://thesaurus.plus/related/happiness/unhappiness.

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