The top 25 positive words in English

The top 25 positive words in English

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The English language is full of many beautiful and positive words.  Often these words trigger a specific memory, pleasant thought or a dream in our minds. The words that appeal to us are often very personal and the feelings they trigger are essentially unique to you.  Here is my list of the top 25 words that appeal to me.

Ineffable

Ineffable means too great or extreme to be described or expressed in words. It reflects that feeling of awe such as what you feel when your first child is born.

serendipity

Serendipity is used to describe the occurrence and development of events by chance in a beneficial or happy way. That stroke of luck that comes at exactly the right time, out of the blue.

Ethereal

Ethereal means extremely light and delicate so that something appears not to be of this world. I associate this word with heavenly and beautiful things, such as dragonfly wings or a voice that gives you chills.

 

Iridescent 

positive words Iridescent Iridescent is a word to describe seeing luminous colors that change when seen from different angles. This positive word reminds me of carefree days blowing bubbles and watching them float away.

Epiphany

Epiphany is that sudden moment of realization or revelation. That light-bulb moment that often changes your life. Everyone needs an epiphany now and then.

Luminescence

Luminescence is when a substance gives off light without being heated such as phosphorescence and fluorescence. The fun of chasing lightning bugs or stirring up the sea and being rewarded with an eerie green glow.

Eloquence

Eloquence is persuasive and fluent in writing and speaking. Don’t we all wish to be eloquent at the right times? What a bonus when you can give a speech and engage your entire audience!

Sonder

Sonder is the realization that every random passer-by is living a vivid, complex life full of their own ambitions, worries, friends and routines, in which you might be an extra on a park bench or a lit office on their route. As a people watcher, this positive word resonates.

Effervescence

Effervescence means enthusiastic and vivacious, and also the bubbles in your fizzy drink. This reminds me of the excitement of a child, perhaps even tasting their first fizzy drink.

Magnanimous

Magnanimous means being forgiving or generous to someone who is not a friend or is less powerful than you. I think we all need to be magnanimous and this world would be a better place.

Benevolent

Benevolent means being kindly and well meaning. Similar to magnanimous, except this kindness being expressed to anyone. Being benevolent has its own rewards, and it makes you feel great too.

Amusement 

Amusement means enjoying entertainment or finding something funny.  The world needs more laughter and we should be able to find amusement in most situations, even laugh at ourselves.

Contentment

Contentment is a state of satisfaction and happiness.  I believe that for most of us, life is about striving for contentment. Appreciate the small things to find contentment in your daily life.

Determination

Determination is a firmness of purpose.  Achieving anything in life takes determination. Set the goal and succeed through determination.

Dignity

Dignity is being worthy of respect or honor.  I like to believe everyone should be afforded basic dignity as a right especially our elders, who have so much to share if we listen.

Flourishing

Flourishing means thriving, developing successfully and rapidly. We all want something to flourish: flourishing bank balance, perhaps a flourishing business, a flourishing garden. What a versatile and evocative word.

Harmonious

positive words Harmonious

Harmonious has three lovely meanings tuneful, forming a pleasing whole, free from dissent and disagreement. I like the peaceful feel this word has, like music from a waterfall.

Lustrous

Lustrous is basically a nicer word for shining. I like to think of this positive word as being used for hair and eyes, giving a description extra depth and reflection.  Who wouldn’t want lustrous hair?

Noble

Noble has a number of meanings, but I like the one which refers to a person showing high moral principles or good personal qualities. I like to think that our aim as humans should be to strive to be noble.

Respect

Respect is the feeling of admiration due to their abilities, achievements or qualities. It also refers to giving the necessary regard for other people’s rights and feelings. Although for most people, respect is something that is earned, but we should offer basic respect to all humans.

Laughter

Laughter is the sound of someone laughing. This sounds more than almost any other has a way of lifting spirits. Laughter is contagious and makes us feel good.

Tranquility

positive words Tranquility

Tranquility is the state of being calm and tranquil. We all need this sort of peace in our lives now and then to regroup.

Unconditional

Unconditional means there are no conditions attached. I prefer this word as part of the phrase unconditional love. A love that transcends everything, there are no ifs and buts, a love that offers everything without demanding anything.

Smiling

Smiling is laughing in a smaller, quieter way. Turning those corners of the mouth up showing a happy look. Smiling is also contagious, and when it is genuine, it lights up your whole face.

Hope

Hope is the expectation that something will happen. Even when situations are dire, keeping hope alive is what makes the human spirit fight through the worst of situations. Never lose hope.

 

Those are my top 25 positive and uplifting words, what are yours?

  

 

List of Top 20 Positive Feelings and Emotions

List of Top 20 Positive Feelings and EmotionsThere are many positive emotions and positive feelings in this world, and understanding those positive feelings is very important to every individual. Positive feelings are one of the core elements to have in your life to enjoy well-being and happiness.

Positive feelings are one of the core elements to have in your life to enjoy well-being and happiness. Martin Seligman, who is one of the founders of positive psychology, designed the PERMA model. In the PERMA model, Seligman presents five elements which help people reach a life of fulfillment, happiness, and meaning. The first letter of PERMA, the P, stands for the first element of this model, which is Positive emotions.

Find below the list of top 20 positive feeling words representing positive feelings and emotions!

The order of the feelings and emotions is random. Research each positive feeling word on the internet. In this way, you will increase your knowledge about the meaning of the positive feelings that stand behind these positive words. Also, go and read the explanation of the meaning of these positive feeling words in TheFreeDictionary.com and Wikipedia.com.

1. JOY

Joy comes from the experiences which are delightful and memorable when you feel that everything is right when you feel happy, safe, satisfied, and comfortable. It is a feeling of great happiness and pleasure that lifts up the spirit.

2. INTEREST

Every human being has the desire to learn new things, see new places. Humans are curious and eager to explore, and the feeling of interests comes from that curiosity. When you feel interested in something, a person, a place, or else, you instantly become more open to the adventure and experiences, you discover and learn.

3. SERENITY

In many ways, serenity is similar to joy, because you feel that everything is right and that feeling is followed by the tranquility and peace of mind. It means being in the state where you feel relaxed when you don’t have any worries, where you are completely calm, enjoying.

4. HOPE

At certain moments in life, you may experience some problems, and feeling the hope means you know all those issues are not permanent ones, it means you feel and believe things will change for the better, and the future is bright and beautiful.

5. GRATITUDE

Gratitude is about appreciation, for certain things and people you have in your life, such as good health, great friends and family members, the talents you might possess, fortune, fame, and more, and being thankful for it.

6. KINDNESS

Kindness often involves affection, and warmth and this emotion is about being considerate, being generous and friendly to other people.

7. SURPRISE (PLEASANT)

When you do not expect a certain event to happen, and if the event happens, which is not only unexpected but is pleasurable and desirable, you will be pleasantly surprised.

8. CHEERFULNESS

Feeling cheerful means you are in the state of mind which is positive, it means you are optimistic and happy.

9. CONFIDENCE

Believing that you can do something, that you can accomplish certain goals, or that you will successfully finish a particular task means that you feel confident.

10. ADMIRATION

When you feel positive about people who are skillful, talented, and exceptional is something, you will admire those people. Admiration is a positive social emotion.

11. ENTHUSIASM

Enthusiasm is the emotion you will feel when you are extremely excited about something when you are very interested in something.

12. EUPHORIA

This emotion is something you will feel when you are simply overwhelmed with an experience that involves a great joy. For instance, you may be euphoric when your favorite football team is winning a game.

13. SATISFACTION

Satisfaction is the emotion you will usually feel after you fulfill a certain desire or need you had, but you can also feel satisfied when you help someone with something.

14. PRIDE

Pride is the emotion that comes from feeling important and exalted for the things you achieved or the things you currently do. When you achieve something great, which is considered as valuable in social terms, you will be proud of that achievement. Feeling proud has the positive impact on self-confidence.

15. CONTENTMENT

Contentment is the emotion you’ll feel when you are satisfied and happy when your mind is at ease.

16. INSPIRATION

Feeling inspired comes from the uplifting experience which basically takes your breath away, such as watching a sunset which is simply perfect, being the witness of an excellence and more.

17. AMUSEMENT

Life is full of humor, funny stories and jokes, and funny and playful experiences that will make you laugh so hard, and in those moments, you will feel completely amused.

18. ENJOYMENT

When experiencing or doing something you like, when simply taking a pleasure in something, means you enjoy it. It is a feeling of pleasure.

19. AWE

Awe is something that happens when you see or experience something truly powerful and great, and when you are completely stunned by all that greatness. For instance, it may come from seeing things such as an impressive work of art, beautiful sunset, or Niagara waterfalls, Grand Canyon, an amazing beach covered in white sand, or else.

20. LOVE

The list of the top 20 positive feelings and emotions is random, but the fact is, love is without any doubt the most frequent positive feeling. Moreover, love is the emotion that includes many other emotions and feelings, such as gratitude, interest, joy, awe and more. Love is an extremely strong feeling of affection, and it is the feeling that makes people feel good, feel happy, and it makes the life as beautiful as it is.

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