happify

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From happy + -fy

Verb[edit]

happify (third-person singular simple present happifies, present participle happifying, simple past and past participle happified)

  1. To make happy.
    • 1898-1908: Ida Husted Harper, The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony
      Now, Ladies, all we would do is to do all in our power, both individually and collectively, to harmonize and happify our Social system.
    • '"May 26, 1872"': John Taylor, "Journal of Discourses"
      That which is light, intelligence, intelligent, happifying and glorious to us, is confusion and darkness to them.