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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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It provided a good contrast to Cyrus Khambatta's light-hearted Modern Barbarism (1993), danced flawlessly by De Cordoba and Draper.
The Woodland Singers will perform a range of light-hearted music, including pieces from the musicals Funny Girl and West Side Story.
LIGHT-HEARTED guide to the different tribes that exist in British culture.
So it comes as a bit of a relief to find the architects writing in a more light-hearted mood.
Tabu termed the film as light-hearted family drama.
Advertisers Proctor & Gamble claimed it was a light-hearted parody on soap operas.
RECENTLY there was a flurry of light-hearted debate about scones -and concern expressed about the paucity of fruit content in the present day product.
com as a light-hearted way of expressing his love of a biscuit.
Sir, - Is it just me or do other readers find it inconsistent that it is acceptable to see a picture of an obviously dead partridge in a light-hearted Christmas article on the back page of the Post.
Strumming a few chords in front of a delighted crowd of more than 100 people, a light-hearted Prince joked to his private secretary, ``Don't just stand there, sing something.''
LIGHT-HEARTED music will feature in an All Fools Day concert in Rugby.
The auction, with a light-hearted theme, is being held in aid of the Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution.