eudemonics

or eu·dae·mon·ics

[ yoo-di-mon-iks ]
/ ˌyu dɪˈmɒn ɪks /

noun (usually used with a singular verb)

the theory or art of happiness.
the practice of eudemonism.

Nearby words

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

Origin of eudemonics

First recorded in 1825–35; see origin at eudemonic, -ics

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British Dictionary definitions for eudemonics

eudemonics

eudaemonics

/ (ˌjuːdɪˈmɒnɪks) /

noun (functioning as singular)

the art or theory of happiness
another word for eudemonism
Derived Formseudemonic or eudaemonic, adjective

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