Synonyms for happening
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : hap-uh-ning|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈhæp ə nɪŋ|
Top 10 synonyms for happening Other synonyms for the word happening
Définition of happeningOrigin :
- mid-15c., "chance, luck," from present participle of happen; meaning "occurrence" is 1550s. Sense of "spontaneous event or display" is from 1959 in the argot of artists. Happenings "events" was noted by Fowler as a vogue word from c.1905.
- noun occurrence
- What might not be happening to Corney, she thought, while she was on the way to his rescue!
- Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
- Sidney's heart, considering what was happening to it, behaved very well.
- Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
- Linda could not tell what was happening from the murmur of voices.
- Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
- As soon as Lloyd began to realize what was happening, her face grew radiant.
- Extract from : « The Little Colonel » by Annie Fellows Johnston
- Comrade Ossipon had no settled conception now of what was happening to him.
- Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
- It would be a wonder if I didn't love her myself before I knew what was happening.
- Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
- The public, unaware of what was happening, wanted me to appear again and bow.
- Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
- And now let us see what befell Little John while these things were happening.
- Extract from : « The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood » by Howard Pyle
- Meredith knew what was happening there, and he began to be a little excited.
- Extract from : « The Gentleman From Indiana » by Booth Tarkington
- Old Martin happening to turn his head, saluted him affectionately.
- Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
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