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The meaning of "happy sad"

" Happy sad "
A bittersweet feeling combining both happiness and sadness.
Dad won the Bafta for best actor but was too ill to collect it, so I'm happy sad about that.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 19th century.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but not commonly used.
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