ADVANCED ENGLISH VOCABULARY: EXPRESS HAPPINESS WITH THESE 4 WAYS

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ADVANCED ENGLISH VOCABULARY: EXPRESS HAPPINESS WITH THESE 4 WAYS

In this article, let us go through 4 more ways to express happiness in the English language other than just saying that you are happy! Many a times we express happiness by saying that we are happy, and all those times it gets boring to just stick with the word ‘happy’. Yes, one of the main factor to tell about your happiness is also about the situation you are into.

It is not just the smiling and laughing that we call as happiness, but we can also associate happiness with a small win, having a good meal, a pleasant breeze on a sunny day!

Happiness, being a common and also a positive emotion, it also spreads!

4 ways to express happiness:

  • ON CLOUD NINE

This is an idiom where a person expresses happiness in a way that does not literally mean that he/she is on cloud nine. This idiom has emerged from Buddhism which says that a person goes on its way towards enlightenment When you are the most happy, or when you have something that you want or you have achieved something, at this time you would say that you are on cloud nine. For example, “I am on cloud nine to get an admission in my choice of college.”

  • IN GOOD SPIRITS

This idiom has emerged from the 17th century. This idiom means that you are in a positive spirit because something good has happened with you.. For example, ‘I was in good spirits after doing Yoga.’

  •  DELIGHTED

Delightedness is often referred when you are quite happy with something that is interesting and exciting. We usually use the word ‘delighted’ in formal situations. For example, ‘I am delighted to you see you!’

  • ECSTATIC

Ecstatic is an exaggeration of happiness which means that you are happy for someone else like your friends or family. For example, ‘I am ecstatic that you got admission into your dream college.’

The above mentioned were the 4 ways through which you can express happiness!

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