Vocabulary: How to say "happy" and "glad" differently
The use of synonyms for happy is not a very common practice. There are some synonyms of happy that are frequently used. I feel excited, but excited is more a synonym of lucky than happy.
"How are you?" - "I can't complain." You might hear that every now and then, but when was the last time you heard I am blissful, I am chirpy, I am euphoric, ...
Alternative English Words for Happy — This colorful poster features alternative, more powerful words for 'happy'. It is great for helping children and students to make their writing that bit more exciting. This resource is available for download.
|in high spirits||intoxicated||jolly||joyful||joyous|
|lucky||merry||mirthful||on cloud nine||optimistic|
|upbeat||voluptuous||walking on air||zestful|
She is a pleasant baby, I am on cloud nine, He is a very pleasant person, I am joyful, We are overjoyed with the results — are a few common uses of synonyms for happy that you might hear.