well-being

noun well-be·ing \ ˈwel-ˈbē-iŋ \

Definition of well-being

: the state of being happy, healthy, or prosperous : welfare

First Known Use of well-being

1561


WELL-BEING Defined for English Language Learners

well-being

noun

Definition of well-being for English Language Learners

  • : the state of being happy, healthy, or successful


WELL-BEING Defined for Kids

well-being

noun well-be·ing \ ˈwel-ˈbē-iŋ \

Definition of well-being for Students

: welfare 1


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