Happinesses



[hap-ee-nis] /ˈhæp i nɪs/

noun
1.
the quality or state of being .
2.
good fortune; pleasure; contentment; joy.
n.

1520s, “good fortune,” from happy + -ness. Meaning “pleasant and contented mental state” is from 1590s. Phrase greatest happiness for the greatest number was in Hutcheson (1725).

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