well-being

[wel-bee-ing]
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noun
  1. a good or satisfactory condition of existence; a state characterized by health, happiness, and prosperity; welfare: to influence the well-being of the nation and its people.

Origin of well-being

First recorded in 1605–15
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wellbeing

noun
  1. the condition of being contented, healthy, or successful; welfare
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Word Origin and History for wellbeing

well-being

n.

1610s, from well (adv.) + gerundive of be.

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