See also: Eudemonia

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek εὐδαιμονία (eudaimonía), from εὐ- (eu-, good) + δαίμων (daímōn, spirit, genius, demon) + -ία (-ía, feminine abstract substantive).

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  • IPA(key): /ˌjuːdɪˈməʊnɪə/
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NounEdit

eudemonia

  1. happiness, well-being.
  2. (philosophy) A person’s state of excellence characterized by objective flourishing across a lifetime, and brought about through the exercise of moral virtue, practical wisdom, and rationality.

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