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  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.
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Origin of well-being

First recorded in 1605–15
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Related Words for wellbeing

profit, prosperity, benefit, well-being, gain, richness, enjoyment, comfort, leisure, extravagance, opulence, affluence, wealth, success, accomplishment, riches, expansion, growth, boom, interest

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



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

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