Definitions

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  • n. A state of pleasant well-being.
  • n. A person’s state of excellence characterized by objective flourishing across a lifetime, and brought about through the exercise of moral virtue, practical wisdom, and rationality.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek εὐδαιμονία (eudaimonia), from eu (“good” or “well being”) and “daimōn” (“spirit” or “minor deity”, used by extension to mean one’s lot or fortune) (Wiktionary)

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