Of weather or a day, featuring a lot of sunshine.
Whilst it may be sunny today, the weather forecast is predicting rain.
Of a place, receiving a lot of sunshine.
I would describe Spain as sunny, but it's nothing in comparison to the Sahara.
Of a person or their mood, cheerful.
a sunny disposition
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Happy primarily refers to something that comes "by good hap," a chance that brings prosperity, benefit, or success.
And grasps the skirts of happy chance.
TennysonIn Memoriam lxiii, st. 2.
In this sense happy is closely allied to fortunate and lucky. (See FORTUNATE.) Happy has, however, so far diverged from this original sense as to apply to advantages where chance is not recognized, or is even excluded by direct reference to the divine will, when it becomes almost equivalent to blessed.
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth.
Job v, 17.
Happy is also applied to the ready dexterity or skill by which favorable results (usually in minor matters) are secured, when it becomes a synonym for dexterous, felicitous, and the associated words; as, he has a happy wit; happy at retort (compare CLEVER). In its most frequent present use, happy is applied to the state of one enjoying happiness, or to that by which happiness is expressed; as, a happy heart; a happy face; happy laughter; happy tears (compare synonyms for HAPPINESS). Cheerful applies to the possession or expression of a moderate and tranquil happiness. A cheery word spontaneously gives cheer to others; a cheering word is more distinctly planned to cheer and encourage. Gay applies to an effusive and superficial happiness (often not really worthy of that name) perhaps resulting largely from abundant animal spirits: we speak of gay revelers or a gay horse. A buoyant spirit is, as it were, borne up by joy and hope. A sunny disposition has a constant tranquil brightness that irradiates all who come within its influence.
Compare synonyms for GRIEF.
blessed, blissful, blithe, blithesome, bright, buoyant, cheerful, cheering, cheery, delighted, delightful, dexterous, felicitous, fortunate, gay, glad, happy, jocund, jolly, joyful, joyous, lucky, merry, mirthful, pleased, prosperous, rapturous, rejoiced, rejoicing, smiling, sprightly, successful
A happy event for him; happy at a reply; happy in his home, with his friends, among his children; happy at the discovery, over his success.
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How to use sunny in a sentence?
It was still sunny and everyone just came out to the street because they lost power and air conditioning; it was super-crowded, everyone was hanging out on the street on a nice night. All you could hear was fire trucks up and down Broadway. All of Broadway was without traffic lights.
Whether it is sunny or rainy, make your walk to your destination!
Starting today or tomorrow a window of sunny weather will make soils firm enough to allow harvest machines to enter fields that had been too wet, tomorrow (Friday) they will be harvesting in some of the areas that have been most complicated. The open window for harvesting should last until about April 3. After that we expect more rains, but not of the high intensity that caused the flooding in February and early March.
My aunt found it and was talking to mom who said, 'Sunny has a lot of fans on Facebook,' so they asked me to post it and I was like, 'Sure, of course!', i thought, 'Maybe, maybe not we'll find the owner.'.
Instagram Sunny has always been a great champion of surfing, both in and out of the water.
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- asolellat, radiantCatalan, Valencian
- asoleado, soleadoSpanish
- aurinkoinen, auringonpaisteinen, iloinenFinnish
- grianachScottish Gaelic
- soleggiato, soleggiataItalian
- sonnegLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- сончев, сончева, сончево, веселMacedonian
- sugliagleiv, sulegliv, sulaglivRomansh
- sùnčan, vȅseo, rȁdostanSerbo-Croatian
- சூரியன் தீண்டும்Tamil
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