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Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
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Etymology

Old English þonne

Adverb

then (not comparable)

Positive
then

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. at that time
    He was happy then.
  2. soon afterward.
    He fixed it, then left.
  3. next in order; in addition.
    There are three green ones, then a blue one.
  4. in that case.
    If it’s locked, then we’ll need the key.
  5. at the same time; on the other hand.
    That’s a nice shirt, but then, so is the other one.

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Translations

Adjective

then (not comparable)

Positive
then

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. being so at that time

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Noun

Singular
then

Plural
-

then (-)
  1. that time
    It will be finished before then.

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