Words at Play : Top 10 Spelling Bee Winning Words

#5: Eudaemonic

Spelled By:

Henry Feldman, 1960

Used in a Sentence:

"If hedonic happiness is the happiness of the senses, then eudaemonic happiness is the happiness of the soul." – Craig and Marc Kielburger, Me to We: Finding Happiness in a Material World, 2008

About the Word:

Pronunciation: \yoo-dee-MAH-nik\

Eudaemonic means "producing happiness." The topic of happiness interested Aristotle and other Greeks, who coined eudaimonismos to mean "system of happiness."

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