According to Merriam-Webster the definition of HAPPINESS is:
1). obsolete : good fortune : PROSPERITY
2a). a state of well-being and contentment
b). a pleasurable or satisfying experience
Synonyms For Happiness:
elatedness, elation, exhilaration, exultation, high, intoxication; ecstasy, euphoria, glory, heaven, nirvana, paradise, rapture, rapturousness, ravishment, seventh heaven, transport; delectation, delight, enjoyment, pleasure; cheer, cheerfulness, comfort, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), gladsomeness, glee, gleefulness, jocundity, jollity, joyfulness, joyousness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartedness, merriness, mirth; content, contentedness, gratification, satisfaction, triumph
I don't know what the point of writing all of that is, but I guess I just want to put it out in the universe so that I could grasp it, so that it could be mine. I'd like to claim it for myself, instead of watching others experience it. Perhaps I'm never satisfied, perhaps I'm not grateful, I don't know anymore.
This little girl was extremely happy, I must get back to that.
I must fight for the happiness, come hell or high water.