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I wonder if "more happy" could be used as a comparative. For example, "He is more happy than me". Is this sentence grammatically correct?

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    Not morphologically. Happy is a two-syllable adjective ending in /i/, so it has to take the -er suffix instead of using more. A correct sentence is He is happier than me. Commented Dec 19, 2019 at 14:54

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As John Lawler says in comment above, 'happier' is generally better. But 'more happy' appears quite commonly in literature (example from Anthony Trollope, another from Anne Thackeray) and in expressions such as "7 ways to be more happy".

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