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happiness

(hăp′ē-nĕs) [ME.]
A subjective sense of well-being. A bright and positive outlook toward life.
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Armed with humor, lightheartedness, and quick wit, Abouet and Clement touch on otherwise heavy issues in their novel such as teen pregnancy, unwanted sexual advances, gender roles, and the unfortunate continued oppression of women in Africa.
Gleeful at the serendipity and lightheartedness of the season, I grew adamant.
In an attempt at lightheartedness we also offered odds of 100-1 on Wrexham moving to the local park, Belle Vue.
Lightheartedness was also evident in Domo's youthful Denim line of area rugs in the Espazzo collection featuring six close-up jean jacket and pants motifs, each available in either a dark-blue or stone-washed look.
That "thing" was lightheartedness, and Kathy's Fish
Yes, there's danger, but there's also fun, and somehow behind the lightheartedness, there's the certain knowledge that these men are special, whether pros or volunteers.
Still, Beck's tale is one of unflagging optimism and surprising lightheartedness.
He believes - with only a hint of lightheartedness - that three industries will thrive on the internet - betting, pornography and fraud.
For this part of the journey, Guenther recommends that her readers explore the resources of intercessory prayer and community as well as the importance of a certain lightheartedness and gracefulness.
He is trying to put fun and lightheartedness back into a movement he describes as a "civic success story.
We provide the same forward-thinking content and quality of our magazine and website, with a good dose of personality and lightheartedness.
Now, I don't know if you've ever watched "The Party," but it's a classic Peter Sellers and Blake Edwards number that hasn't been surpassed in regards to its absurdity and lightheartedness as of yet.