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Is there a need to put a hyphen between the words super and happy in the sentence given below? If there is no need to put a hyphen then what could be the explanation?

He is super-happy.

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No need for a hyphen there. Hyphens can be used when two adjectives are combined to form a single adjectival unit.

You might use a hyphen if the phrase super-happy modified a noun:

After he got his raise, Bob was a super-happy camper.

However, in your brief snippet, I think a hyphen is unnecessary and distracting.

Punctuation usage is often a stylistic choice, and guidance can vary. However, I've found the Purdue OWL to be a good resource (and you probably should have checked a website like that one before asking your question here). It plainly says:

Use a hyphen to join two or more words serving as a single adjective before a noun:
a one-way street
chocolate-covered peanuts
well-known author

However, when compound modifiers come after a noun, they are not hyphenated:
The peanuts were chocolate covered.
The author was well known.

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