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eudaemonism

noun eu·dae·mo·nism \yü-ˈdē-mə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of EUDAEMONISM

:  a theory that the highest ethical goal is happiness and personal well-being
eu·dae·mo·nist \-nist\ noun
eu·dae·mo·nis·tic \-ˌdē-mə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective

Variants of EUDAEMONISM

eu·dae·mo·nism or eu·dai·mo·nism \-ˈdī-\

Origin of EUDAEMONISM

Greek eudaimonia happiness, from eudaimōn having a good attendant spirit, happy, from eu- + daimōn spirit — more at demon
First Known Use: 1827

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