a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
Eudaimonia was first used by Aristotle and is important in ethics.
Greek eu + daimon ‘happiness’ or ‘flourishing’
[yoo-dee-muh n] /yuˈdi mən/ noun 1. a good or benevolent demon or spirit. /juːˈdiːmən/ noun 1. a benevolent spirit or demon
[yoo-di-moh-nee-uh] /ˌyu dɪˈmoʊ ni ə/ noun 1. happiness; well-being. 2. Aristotelianism. happiness as the result of an active life governed by reason. /ˌjuːdɪˈməʊnɪə/ noun 1. happiness, esp (in the philosophy of Aristotle) that resulting from a rational active life
[yoo-di-mon-ik] /ˌyu dɪˈmɒn ɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining or conducive to happiness. 2. pertaining to or .
[yoo-di-mon-iks] /ˌyu dɪˈmɒn ɪks/ noun, (usually used with a singular verb) 1. the theory or art of happiness. 2. the practice of eudemonism. /ˌjuːdɪˈmɒnɪks/ noun (functioning as sing) 1. the art or theory of happiness 2. another word for eudemonism