a science concerned with bettering the condition of human beings through the improvement of their environment.
- eu·then·ist [yoo-then-ist, yoo-thuh-nist], /yuˈθɛn ɪst, ˈyu θə nɪst/, noun
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How to use euthenics in a sentence
euthenics precedes eugenics, developing better men now, and thus inevitably creating a better race of men in the future.
euthenics is the term proposed for the preliminary science on which Eugenics must be based.
In another hundred years, then, euthenics may give place to Eugenics, and the better race of men become an actuality.
In this sense, euthenics and eugenics bear the same relation to human progress as a man's two legs do to his locomotion.Applied Eugenics | Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
The moment of conception is the point at which eugenics gives place to euthenics.Applied Eugenics | Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for euthenics
(functioning as singular) the study of the control of the environment, esp with a view to improving the health and living standards of the human race
- euthenist, noun
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