Prosperous vs. Happy

Prosperous vs. Happy — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Prosperous and Happy

Prosperousadjective

characterized by success

Trading Babe Ruth was far more prosperous for the Yankees than for the Red Sox.

Happyadjective

Having a feeling arising from a consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, such as comfort, peace, or tranquillity; blissful, contented, joyous.

Music makes me feel happy.

Prosperousadjective

well off; affluent

He was raised in a very prosperous household.

Happyadjective

Experiencing the effect of favourable fortune; favored by fortune or luck; fortunate, lucky, propitious.

Prosperousadjective

favorable

He chose a prosperous lottery number that evening.

Happyadjective

Content, satisfied (with or to do something); having no objection (to something).

Are you happy to pay me back by the end of the week?Yes, I am happy with the decision.
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Prosperousadjective

in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich;

they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standardseasy livinga prosperous familyhis family is well-situated financiallywell-to-do members of the community

Happyadjective

Of acts, speech, etc.: appropriate, apt, felicitous.

a happy coincidence

Prosperousadjective

very lively and profitable;

flourishing businessesa palmy time for stockbrokersa prosperous new businessdoing a roaring tradea thriving tourist centerdid a thriving business in orchids

Happyadjective

(in combination) Favoring or inclined to use.

slaphappy, trigger-happy

Prosperousadjective

marked by peace and prosperity;

a golden erathe halcyon days of the clipper trade

Happyadjective

(rare) Of persons, especially when referring to their ability to express themselves (often followed by at or in): dexterous, ready, skilful.

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Prosperousadjective

tending to favor or bring good luck;

miracles are auspicious accidentsencouraging omensa favorable time to ask for a raiselucky starsa prosperous moment to make a decision

Happynoun

preceded by the: happy people as a group.

Happynoun

A happy event, thing, person, etc.

Happyverb

(intransitive) Often followed by up: to become happy; to brighten up, to cheer up.

Happyverb

(transitive) Often followed by up: to make happy; to brighten, to cheer, to enliven.

Happyadjective

enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure or good fortune;

a happy smilespent many happy days on the beacha happy marriage

Happyadjective

experiencing pleasure or joy;

happy you are herepleased with the good news

Happyadjective

marked by good fortune;

a felicitous lifea happy outcome

Happyadjective

satisfied; enjoying well-being and contentment;

felt content with her lotquite happy to let things go on as they are

Happyadjective

exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation

Happyadjective

well expressed and to the point;

a happy turn of phrasea few well-chosen wordsa felicitous comment