eudaemonism

noun eu·dae·mo·nism \ yü-ˈdē-mə-ˌni-zəm \
variants: or eudaimonism play \yü-ˈdī-mə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of eudaemonism

:a theory that the highest ethical goal is happiness and personal well-being

eudaemonist

play \yü-ˈdē-mə-nist\ noun

eudaemonistic

play \yü-ˌdē-mə-ˈni-stik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of eudaemonism

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


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