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eudemonia

or eu·dae·mo·ni·a

[ yoo-di-moh-nee-uh ]
/ ˌyu dɪˈmoʊ ni ə /
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Definition of eudemonia

noun
happiness; well-being.
Aristotelianism. happiness as the result of an active life governed by reason.
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Origin of eudemonia

<Greek eudaimonía.See eudemon, -ia
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British Dictionary definitions for eudemonia

eudemonia

eudaemonia

/ (ˌjuːdɪˈməʊnɪə) /

noun
happiness, esp (in the philosophy of Aristotle) that resulting from a rational active life
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