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Charlotte’s a fool for love, but this attitude leads her to her imperfectly perfect happily-ever-after.

My husband was kind of on board with wanting to have a business, so we also had to figure out a way to have a business where we’re able to work together but separately, so that we can stay happily married.

From Ozy

The Long Song is weak where A Suitable Boy is strong, but happily it’s also strong where A Suitable Boy is weak—in the level of nuance its storytelling achieves.

From Time

Marian’s mind was blown by this probability-zero event, and they lived happily ever after.

There are just certain parts of us that are wired to want to pet something furry and hear a heartbeat — both boxes this strange little robot happily checks.

We happily hoist our egg nog in the air, embrace each other, and raise our out-of-tune voices in song.

Klaus espouses inflammatory views on a variety of subjects, some of which Cato happily embraced.

Happily, the people at Atari dislike lurkers almost as much as I do.

Into the Woods takes on the responsibility of saying, “Stuff happens after happily ever after.”

Musician Chris Picco was on top of the world just a week ago, happily married and with a son on the way.

William has thus been happily able to report to the society the approaching conversion of M'Bongo and his imminent civilization.

And in the midst of his speculations, overpowered by fatigue, he fell asleep, and ate his breakfast next morning very happily.

The cow happily recovered, which the widow entirely attributed to the efficacy of her pastor's prayer.

Happily the owner of the house recognized Mr. Mayne, and then he bestirred himself.

Happily, if only incidentally, such self-defence involved the championship of the independence of Scotland.

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On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to happily, such as: blissfully, blithely, cheerfully, contentedly, enthusiastically, and freely.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.