Happiness vs. Joy

Happiness vs. Joy

Happiness and joy share the same meaning, but one might argue that joy is a stronger state of happiness.

Happiness – (noun) good fortune, pleasure, or contentment.

Examples:

1. "Happiness is the goal of each man."

2. "Money doesn't always bring happiness."

Joy (noun) – great happiness or elation

Examples:

1. "When my brother came home from war, my family experienced great joy."

2. "Joy was felt by all when the puppy pulled through its surgery."

Circle the Correct Answer:

1. Ice cream makes me joyful / happy.

2. Christmas brings me happiness / joy.

Answers: happy, joy

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