eudaemonia

noun eu·dae·mo·nia \ˌyüdēˈmōnēə\
variants: less commonly

eudaimonia

\-ˌdīˈ-, -(ˌ)dāˈ-\

Definition of eudaemonia

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  well-being, happiness

  2. 2 Aristotelianism :  a life of activity governed by reason

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Origin and Etymology of eudaemonia

Greek eudaimonia, from eudaimon-, eudaimōn having a good attendant or indwelling spirit, lucky, happy (from eu- + daimon-, daimōn spirit) + -ia -y — more at demon


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