eudemonic

or eu·dae·mon·ic

[yoo-di-mon-ik]
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adjective

pertaining or conducive to happiness.
pertaining to eudemonics or eudemonism.

Nearby words

  1. eucryphia,
  2. eucryptite,
  3. eudaemonic,
  4. eudemon,
  5. eudemonia,
  6. eudemonics,
  7. eudemonism,
  8. eudiaphoresis,
  9. eudicotyledon,
  10. eudiometer

Origin of eudemonic

From the Greek word eudaimonikós, dating back to 1825–35. See eudemon, -ic

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Word Origin and History for eudaemonic

eudaemonic

adj.

"producing happiness," 1865, from Greek eudaimonikos "conducive to happiness," from eudaimonia "happiness," from eu (see eu-) + daimon "guardian, genius" (see daimon). Related: Eudaimonia; eudemonia.

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