(superl.) Favored by hap, luck, or fortune; lucky; fortunate; successful; prosperous; satisfying desire; as, a happy expedient; a happy effort; a happy venture; a happy omen.
(superl.) Experiencing the effect of favorable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous; as, happy hours, happy thoughts.
(superl.) Dexterous; ready; apt; felicitous.
(1) This is not an argument for the status quo: teaching must be given greater priority within HE, but the flipside has to be an understanding on the part of students, ministers, officials, the public and the media that academics (just like politicians) cannot make everyone happy all of the time.
(2) Infants were habituated to models posing either prototypically positive displays (e.g., happy expressions) or positive expression blends (e.g., mock surprise).
(3) His greatest legacy, besides his three children, is the joy and happiness he offered to others, particularly to those fighting personal battles.
(4) United and West Ham are on similar runs and can feel pretty happy about themselves but are not as confident away from home as they are at home and that will have to change if they are to make ground on the top teams.
(5) Not even housebuilders are entirely happy, although recent government policies such as Help to Buy and the encouragement of easy credit have helped their share prices rise.
(6) I’m so happy to be joining Arsenal, a club which has a great manager, a fantastic squad of players, huge support around the world and a great stadium in London,” said Sánchez.
(7) As for gay men, there is absolutely nothing that suggests they are any less war-happy than heterosexuals.
(8) While the Spielberg of popular myth is Mr Nice Guy, Lean was known as an obsessive, cantankerous tyrant who didn't much like actors and was only truly happy locked away in the editing suite.
(9) That latter issue is quite controversial in Germany, where the Bundesbank is not happy about surrendering control to the ECB .
(10) The first problem facing Calderdale is sheep-rustling Happy Valley – filmed around Hebden Bridge, with its beautiful stone houses straight off the pages of the Guardian’s Lets Move To – may be filled with rolling hills and verdant pastures, but the reality of rural issues are harsh.
(11) Outwardly, his life was successful, happy, on course.
(12) Pointing out that “the army has its own fortune teller”, he sounds less than happy at the state of affairs: “The country is run by superstition.” Weerasethakul is in a relatively fortunate position, in that his arcane films are not exactly populist and don’t depend on the mainstream Thai film industry for funding, but he has become cast as a significant voice of dissent in a difficult time .
(13) John Hansen, president of the Nebraska Farmers Union, said the landowners his group represents "are obviously not happy" that the beetles are being removed.
(14) I was just happy he got his licence back so I could clean him out."
(15) He is an academy product and truthfully we are, and me above all, happy to have him with us.
(16) Thirty-two nursing students were shown silent films in which 10 normal and 10 schizophrenic women described a happy, sad, and an angry personal experience.
(17) Indeed, the distribution of couples according to a multifactorial risk index does in fact establish a connection between the couple's happiness and the level of risk during sexual relations within and outside the couple.
(18) But some wise old heads sniff into their handkerchiefs because they have sat through too many costly "happy ever after" ceremonies that ended in acrimony.
(19) I can calmly say that his future will still be at Juventus, where he feels very happy,” he parped.
(20) In a series of analyses guided by intuitive hypotheses, the Smith and Ellsworth theoretical approach, and a relatively unconstrained, open-ended exploration of the data, the situations were found to vary with respect to the emotions of pride, jealousy or envy, pride in the other, boredom, and happiness.
(1) Recent studies completed with clinical samples suggest an increase in the frequency of orgasmic and erectile dysfunction and a decrease in premature ejaculation as presenting problems.
(2) The significant changes seen among women who had undergone a laparoscopy after the longterm evaluation were in faking orgasm and in seeking different outlets for sexual gratification.
(3) The majority continued having intercourse, although many of them more seldom than before, and about half experienced orgasm.
(4) Data from interviews with 21 multiply orgasmic men are presented.
(5) The incidence of premarital sexual relations was greater among the frigid patients when compared with those who achieved orgasm.
(6) The in vivo methods typically involve timing of intercourse in relation to ovulation, sometimes combined with alkaline douche, female orgasm before male, rear-entry, for boys, and other variations for girls.
(7) Together with the few reports in the literature our cases outline a benign form of complicated coital cephalalgia, possibly resulting from ischaemic disturbances triggered by haemodynamic changes occurring in orgasm.
(8) Women who reported sensitive area orgasms were also more likely to report a spurt of fluid at moment of orgasm.
(9) With onset of orgasm and emission, sympathetic activity initiates the contractile activity of the genital duct system and the prostatic muscular element.
(10) The ejaculation of semen with concomitant body movements indicative of orgasm begins at age 4.5 years at the earliest and continues until death.
(11) Control subjects were more likely to experience orgasm during sexual intercourse.
(12) The present study was designed to investigate sexual behavior correlates of marital happiness and female orgasm.
(13) The results failed to show any significant effects of alcohol on sexual arousal, sexual pleasure, or female orgasm.
(14) Important variables associated significantly with higher urinary testosterone levels (P<0.05) were (a) "late onset" impotence, (b) shorter duration than two years, (c) stronger "sex drive," and (d) an alternative sexual outlet to orgasm and ejaculation in the three months preceding referral; the last-mentioned appeared to be the single most important discriminatory feature.It is suggested that testosterone excretion patterns-namely, high, average, and low-may be one method of classifying impotence.
(15) Orgasms were the stuff of the academy and of politics in the 1970s, but now, to go anywhere near that stuff would be a fast and effective way to sound like a crank.
(16) S. Freud characterized the clitoral orgasm as immature, infantile and noted that it should be transformed into the advanced, truly vaginal orgasm.
(17) Discussion focuses on the relatively low frequency with which women actually experience orgasm in sexual relations and the need to understand the reasons for this phenomenon.
(18) Willingness to relinquish control, as evidenced by hypnotic susceptibility, enjoyment of alcohol, and inability to control thoughts and movements near the end of coitus, was found in this study to be predictive of the consistency with which females reported experiencing orgasm during sexual intercourse.
(19) In our two cases, we obtained ejaculate adequate for insemination in one patient and noted some gain in orgasmic sensation in the other.
(20) She makes a cameo in the imagination of Elizabeth, the book's heroine, telling the character that she is not really having an orgasm, but that "you are just imagining it in order to submit yourself to your husband and his mighty penis".